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Sir Cecil (Walter Hardy) 1904–80, English photographer, writer, and theatrical designer.
Contemporary Examples

Things expanded when Beaton suggested in 1969 that the museum begin collecting contemporary dress.
Judith Clark on Cecil Beaton’s Revolutionary Fashion Exhibit Liza Foreman March 11, 2014

According to Beaton, the additional downturn in tourism will have grave consequences.
Ebola Could Deal a Death Blow to Africa’s Wildlife Brandon Presser November 2, 2014

Historical Examples

But you do know it, Mr. Beaton, and I am sure you know just how much or how little you mean by coming here.
The March Family Trilogy, Complete William Dean Howells

The Beaton and the Ogilvie arms are still to be seen in one of the rooms.
The Scottish Reformation Alexander F. Mitchell

But he did not find Lindau at Maroni’s; he only found Beaton.
The March Family Trilogy, Complete William Dean Howells

On the death of Cardinal Beaton, he became his successor as Primate.
The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6) John Knox

Conrad came last with Beaton, who had been turning over the music at the piano, and chafing inwardly at the whole affair.
The March Family Trilogy, Complete William Dean Howells

He was accused of heresy by Cardinal Beaton; but was not convicted.
The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6) John Knox

Mrs. Penn became a really useful member of the household, and waited on Mrs. Beaton with careful attention.
A Vanished Hand Sarah Doudney

It is borne by her chamberlain, Beaton, who is going on legal business to Edinburgh.
The Mystery of Mary Stuart Andrew Lang

Sir Cecil (Walter Hardy). 1904–80, British photographer, noted esp for his society portraits


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