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  • Place of origin:

    Buckingham Palace (photographed)

  • Date:

    02/06/1953 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Beaton, Cecil (Sir), born 1904 - died 1980 (photographer)

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed to the Museum in 1987 by Eileen Hose, secretary to the photographer

  • Museum number:

    PH.450C-1987

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 914, box D

Place of Origin

Buckingham Palace (photographed)

Date

02/06/1953 (photographed)

Artist/maker

Beaton, Cecil (Sir), born 1904 - died 1980 (photographer)

Dimensions

Width: 35.5 cm paper, Height: 21.2 cm paper, Width: 7.9 cm image, Height: 5.9 cm image

Descriptive line

Royal Portrait by Cecil Beaton (1904-1980). One of eight contact print photographs which has been cut out, arranged and mounted on card. Depicting Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother and Princess Margaret, Coronation day of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace, 1953.

Production Note

Cecil Beaton photographed members of the royal family from 1930-1979.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Gelatin silver process

Categories

Photographs; Portraits; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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