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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Thr 456

Cecil Beaton photographs

Overview

Photographs of scenes from plays by Noel Coward and Arthur Pinero by the British photographer Cecil Beaton.

Dates

  • 1943-1952

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

.25 linear feet (1 box)
Silver prints of scenes from This happy breed, Present laughter, and Quadrille by Noel Coward and from The second Mrs. Tanquery by A. W. Pinero.

Biographical / Historical

Beaton (1904-1980) was a British photographer famous for his portraits.

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by title of play.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2003MT-134. Gift of Frederick R. Koch , (A.B. 1955), 825 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10021; received: 1983 December 21.
Title
Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980. Cecil Beaton photographs, 1943-1952: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou01577

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

Contact:
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