Mr. Cecil Beaton, Miss Nancy Beaton, and Miss Ann Duveen
Mr. Cecil Beaton, his sister, Miss Nancy Beaton, and Miss Ann Duveen, at Sandwich Bay, on the east coast of Kent. Beaton is wearing a very fetching pair of spectacles. Sir Cecil Beaton CBE (14 January 1904 18 January 1980) was an English fashion, portrait and war photographer, painter, interior designer and stage and costume designer for films and the theatre, best known for photographing icons including Marilyn Monroe, Twiggy and Audrey Hepburn.His sister Nancy (1909-99) was one of his earliest models. Date: 1928
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Cartoon, Chatterton at the Princess's Theatre
Cartoon, Frederick Balsir Chatterton (1834-1886), theatre manager --We wish Chatterton every success at the Princess's. The irony is that the Chatterton on the sandwich board refers to a performance by the actor Wilson Barrett in a one-act play about the poet Thomas Chatterton.
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Caricature of Sir Wilfrid Lawson, Liberal politician
Caricature of Sir Wilfrid Lawson, 2nd Baronet (1829-1906), Liberal politician, temperance campaigner and radical anti-imperialist. "Sir Wilfrid might give his friends at the Victoria a turn." The Royal Victoria Coffee Music Hall (Old Vic) had recently become a temperance music hall.
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