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Negatives

  • Place of origin:

    Buckingham Palace (Photographed)

  • Date:

    July 1939 (Photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Museum number:

    PH.4892-1987

  • Gallery location:

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

Physical description

Royal Portrait by Cecil Beaton (1904-1980). Black and white negative depicting Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother), Buckingham Palace garden, 1939. Standing, full-length, to left, below the Waterloo Vase. Wearing a white gown and holding a parasol.

Place of Origin

Buckingham Palace (Photographed)

Date

July 1939 (Photographed)

Artist/maker

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

Descriptive line

Royal Portrait by Cecil Beaton (1904-1980). Black and white negative depicting Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother), Buckingham Palace garden, 1939.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Strong, Roy C. Cecil Beaton: the royal portraits. London: Thames and Hudson, c1988. p. 44.

Production Note

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

Materials

Black-and-white negatives

Categories

Photographs; Portraits; Royalty

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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