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IRVING PENN London Blitz CLIFFORD COFFIN Cecil Beaton MOSCOW vtg VOGUE June 1947

IRVING PENN London Blitz CLIFFORD COFFIN Cecil Beaton MOSCOW vtg VOGUE June 1947

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Cover image by Irving Penn for this rare post-war UK issue of Vogue, dated June 1947.

This is a very sought after British edition of Vogue.  This issue contains the famous photographs of models posing in houses that have were bombed in World War II they are haunting images by Clifford Coffin.  Titled 'Renaissance', the article talks about the renewing of London with restaurants starting to open, parties once again in flower, and squares being painted and tiled.  Models including Norman Parkinson’s wife Wenda Parkinson, wear couture from Peter Russell and Molyneaux etc in an Upper Brook Street London property affected by the Blitz. 

Debutantes by Cecil Beaton.

Beaton shoots portraits of Moira Shearer and Eileen Herlie.

Queen Mary on her 80th birthday

Feature on the Stratford Festival, with photos in and around the Avon with actors.

Beaton shoots "An Ideal Husband", costumes for which he designed.

Holiday feature on Scandinavia, with photos shot in and around Oslo, Copenhagen, and Stockholm for this feature.

Spotlight on Moscow, 4 pages.

Includes Vogue Pattern Book (a dress for the summer bride shot by Honeyman, etc).

Full page colour adverts for Harrods, Coty, Ballantyne, McDonalds & Cyclax shoes, Courtaulds, Simpson's Piccadilly & Jaeger.

Impossible to find vintage issue. Please view our other vintage magazines for more rarities...

Excellent condition.  Rare to find this issue in such great shape.  The photograph shows the actual magazine that you will receive.

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Our ref - B1114 200603_9943.CR2
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