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Norman Parkinson VALERIE HOBSON Herminone Gingold BALENCIAGA Clowns HORST Vogue

Norman Parkinson VALERIE HOBSON Herminone Gingold BALENCIAGA Clowns HORST Vogue

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Carl Erickson illustrated cover of British Vogue magazine from December 1948.  The drawing is of a woman walking in the snow - the white flecks are part of the design. 

Erickson also has several Christmas pages inside with colour evening wear and B+W also.  

Very early portraits of a young Lucien Freud by Clifford Coffin as well as a young Truman Capote.

Brilliant circus / clown feature with some colour photographs by Norman Parkinson showing a Grimaldi costume. Bertram Mills Circus is featured, including a photo of Percy Huxter.

B+W portraits of Clown actors by Clifford Coffin of:

George Robey, Leslie Henson, Douglas Byng, Richard Hearne & Monsewer.

Beautiful Cecil Beaton photographs inside, portraits of child actors including Howard Davies who appears as Oliver Twist in David Leans film.

Balenciaga and MARCELLE CHAUMONT gowns are modeled at the GRAND TRIANON GARDENS in Versailles, Paris, France as well as in front of a painting by CHRISTUS BELLOS, beautifully shot by CLAUDE COFFIN.

Candles for Christmas Eve, written by by RUMER GODDEN and illustrated by 'Eric'. 6 pages of sketches which form a story until Boxing Day.

Fashion spread on COATS.

Herminone Gingold appears in two photos, one of which is half a page. 

Margaret Leighton and VALERIE HOBSON model in a fashion spread along with write-up. Photos by Horst and Wild.  Full page each.

This is a very rare post WWII issue of the UK edition of Vogue. 

Excellent condition.  Cover is clean and vibrant, strong spine and near flawless overall. Light rusting at staples but really quite immaculate given the age!  The photograph shows the actual magazine you will receive.  

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