IRVING PENN London Blitz CLIFFORD COFFIN Cecil Beaton VOGUE magazine 1947


MEDIUM ( 1.1 - 2.0 kg )

Cover image by Irving Penn This issue is 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.

Excellent condition. Very light creasing and marking to the bottom of the cover - see pic. The photograph shows the actual magazine that you will receive.

Rare, vintage issue.

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