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McBean, Angus (1904-1990) photographer and designer
    
Self portrait, Christmas card with Angus as a beach photographer
    

London 1951
120 by 160mm (4¾ by 6¼ inches).
Silver print photograph, mounted on card as a Christmas card, inscribed by Angus “What do you find amongst the rocks, love Angus”, upper cover with printed signature and ‘Greetings for Christmas 1951’, lower, with Mc Bean’s studio stamp
Provenance:
    
The porcelain dolls used as props in this shot were a gift of the actress Diana Wynyard, and the bathing costume that McBean hired for the shoot was previously worn by Gracie Fields.
    
£1250


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