Terrified Baby who survived the Japanese bombing of Shanghai's South Station August 28 1937 [960x783]
Chanel, Cecil Beaton portrait in Vogue, 1935
Bright Young Things: The Glittery World Of 1920s Young Society
Cecil Beaton's sisters, Baba and Nancy Beaton. Photo by Cecil Beaton,
Some women joined the Women's Royal Naval Service, freeing British sailors for combat duty by taking on home front jobs, like this WREN, an armorer at a Scottish Royal Air Force Base aiming a standard Lee-Enfield service rifle.
ballerina Madeleine Parker in her dressing room, 1929
Combining both a turban and a veil. Portrait Gloria Swanson by Cecil Beaton
Audrey Hepburn photo by Cecil Beaton. Sir Cecil Beaton won Academy Awards for Art Direction and for Costume Design for "My Fair Lady" 1964
"The most famous actress of her generation, Sarah Bernhardt was born in Paris in the A beautiful voice and a fabulous head of the frizziest red hair of the Victorian era made “The Divine Sarah” the first ever superstar.
"The Wyndham-Quinn sisters, wearing gowns by Hardy Amies and Ronald Paterson." Photo by Cecil Beaton