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Beatrix Lehmann (1903-1979), Actress

Sitter in 13 portraits
Actress. Daughter of the journalist Rudolph Chambers Lehmann and sister of the writers John and Rosamond Lehmann. Trained at RADA and made her stage debut as Peggy in a 1924 production The Way of the World at the Lyric, Hammersmith. As well as her successful stage career she appeared in films and wrote short stories and two novels. In 1946 Beatrix Lehmann became director and producer of the Arts Council Midland Theatre Company.

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P922

Beatrix Lehmann

by Angus McBean
bromide print, 1937
NPG P922

x32548

Beatrix Lehmann

by Godfrey Argent
bromide print on card mount, 22 September 1970
NPG x32548

P193

Beatrix Lehmann

by Bill Brandt
bromide print, 1945
NPG P193