December 9, 2011
by tlarkin
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“All these backgrounds and flowers—what does it mean?” Cecil Beaton’s Vision of a Monarchy Reborn

When a friend offered me a slightly worn copy of Cecil Beaton’s Photography (1951), a series of autobiographical anecdotes compiled by one of the twentieth-century’s foremost society photographers, I did not have to think twice about accepting it, for I … Continue reading