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The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, England, has released an article on the photographs of the British Royal family by Sir Cecil Beaton (1904 – 1980) as season three of the Netflix series, The Crown, returns to the air November 17. According to the Museum, "the photographs by Beaton were central to shaping the monarchy's public image in the mid 20th century. (Read the article.)
The article includes more than a dozen of Beaton's images of the Royal family. It also includes a video made for the exhibition, Queen Elizabeth II by Cecil Beaton: A Diamond Jubilee Celebration, which ran at the V&A February 8 – April 22, 2012.
The Crown, Netflix's serial drama following the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century, returns to Netflix this Sunday, November 17. With cast changes and the series moving into a new era, followers of Seasons 1 and 2 can look forward to a respite from winter's weather as they bundle up in front of the television.
About the Victoria and Albert Museum
"The V&A is the world's leading Museum of art and design, housing a permanent collection of over 2.3 million objects that span over 5,000 years of human creativity. The Museum holds many of the UK's national collections. It houses some of the greatest resources for the study of architecture, furniture, fashion, textiles, photography, sculpture, painting, jewelry, glass, ceramics, book arts, Asian art and design, theatre and performance." (https://www.vam.ac.uk)
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