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Tag: Cecil Beaton

The enduring image

Monday, 4 June, 2012

In the year 1968, the world was in “a terrible state o’ chassis” as Captain Boyle says in Sean O’Casey’s drama,Juno and the Paycock. Student unrest was widespread on both sides of the Atlantic, war was raging in Vietnam and the Soviet Empire was making increasingly threatening noises about the Prague Spring of political liberalization. […]

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