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MS Thr 456

Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980. Cecil Beaton photographs, 1943-1952: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

© President and Fellows of Harvard College

Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Thr 456
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Beaton, Cecil, 1904-1980.
Title: Cecil Beaton photographs,
Date(s): 1943-1952.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.25 linear feet)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Photographs of scenes from plays by Noel Coward and Arthur Pinero by the British photographer Cecil Beaton.

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.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Cecil Beaton Photographs, 1943-1952 (MS Thr 456). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

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


Arranged alphabetically by title of play.

Scope and Contents

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.

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