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Portrait of the Day: Greta Garbo & Cecil Beaton

Past event archive
3 May 2019, 12:30

Room 16


  • Talks and Lectures

Cecil Beaton; Greta Garbo
by Cecil Beaton
NPG x40155

A brief look at the long-running friendship between screen icon Greta Gatbo and celebrated British photographer Cecil Beaton.

Portrait of the Day talks are given by members of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team and last for up to 30 minutes. Talks are subject to change so please call 0207 306 0055 on the day or check signage in the Gallery.