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The Second World War, by Cecil Beaton: The film star photographer turned his lens to gritty reality with stunning effect

In artistic terms they were at polar opposites of the photographic spectrum. The wanton destruction and grim resilience of war is not a subject you would associate with high fashion glamour shots of the rich and beautiful. But when flamboyant photographer Cecil Beaton was enlisted during the Second World War, his striking collection showed the six-year conflict in a new, more graceful, picturesque light.for more click here

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