Cecil Beaton: Theatre of War

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At the beginning of the Second World War the Ministry of Information, through the advice of Kenneth Clark, commissioned Cecil Beaton to photograph the Home Front. Beaton set to work recording the destruction of the Wren churches in the City and the heroism of Londoners under attack. He conducted a survey of Bomber and Fighter Commands for the RAF, which was published with Beaton's own astute commentary. Beaton was an effective propagandist, but his voice, like his photographs, was touchingly elegant. Whatever his subject, ...

Cecil Beaton: Theatre of War 2012, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780224096300

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Cecil Beaton: Theatre of War 2012, Jonathan Cape Ltd, London

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