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Beatrice Dawson

(1908-1976), Costume designer

Sitter in 1 portrait
A prolific costume designer, Dawson began her career with theatre productions in 1945. She gained prominence for collaborations with Jack Cardiff including Pandora and the Flying Dutchman (1951) and was reunited with him on The Prince and The Showgirl.

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Beatrice Dawson; Marilyn Monroe, by Unknown photographer - NPG x136480

Beatrice Dawson; Marilyn Monroe

by Unknown photographer
modern publicity photograph, 1956
NPG x136480


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Cheryl Agnew

30 March 2016, 00:04

I have a clutch purse that is tagged Beatrice Dawson London, England
I have not been able to get any information regarding the purse. Did she sell her costumes and designs to the public? How can I further investigate this?
I was told by an antique dealer "do not sell it until you know it's value". No one has been able to help me. Thank you

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