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Elizabeth David (1913-1992), Cookery writer

Sitter in 3 portraits
The cookery writer Elizabeth David had a succession of relaxed and entertaining books that introduced French and Italian cuisine to the British home, she established a new style in cookery writing. A Book of Mediterranean Food (1950), illustrated by John Minton, established a new urbane style in cookery writing; further works included Summer Cooking (1955) and French Provincial Cooking (1960);

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Elizabeth David

by John Stanton Ward
ink and wash, 1956
NPG 6217


Elizabeth David

by Cecil Beaton
vintage bromide print on white card mount, 1970
NPG P869(8)


Elizabeth David

by Madame Hassia
bromide print, 1943-1944
NPG x7708