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Beaton, Sir Cecil Walter Hardy (1904-1980), photographer and designer for screen and theatre

Hugo Vickers

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/30801
Beaton, Sir Cecil Walter Hardy (1904-1980), photographer and designer for screen and theatre

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Beaton, Sir Cecil Walter Hardy (1904-1980), photographer and designer for screen and theatre, was born at 21 Langland Gardens, Hampstead, London, on 14 January 1904, the eldest of the two sons and two daughters of Ernest Walter Hardy Beaton (1867-1936), timber merchant, and his wife, Esther Etty; (1872-1962), the daughter ...

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