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Beaton, Cecil. Cecil Beaton’s Scrapbook. First Edition. 1937. Book and dust jacket are both in very good condition.This, Beaton’s second book, is a collection of his photographs and drawings linked together by chatty and informal commentary. He had unrivaled access to nearly everyone in London, New York, and Hollywood and puts those connections to very good use here. Though antiquarian, this book has a timeless quality. It speaks to the present moment. The New York Times fumed over its Depres...
Cecil Beaton's scrapbook.Cecil Beaton was part of the group in England called The Bright Young Things, a group of both privileged upper class aristocrats and their artistic muses. His photos document this time when the young rebelled for the first time
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Fabulous designer, Cecil Beaton, was sent to India & China by the British Ministry of Information to take photographs. The story of his journey, Far East, was published, but only a few of the many photos taken could be used to illustrate it. So two supplementary volumes, each reproducing about 100 photographs to a large scale, were issued under the titles of Indian Album and Chinese Album. First published, Winter 1945-46. His trip greatly influenced his designs.