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Vanity Fair portraits : a century of iconic images

Author: Graydon Carter; Christopher Hitchens; David Friend; Terence Pepper; National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : National Portrait Gallery, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Vanity Fair Portraits' traces the cultural history of the 20th century and its leading personalities in the pages of a magazine that helped usher in the modern age and which has itself become a benchmark of modern achievement.
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Genre/Form: Portraits
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graydon Carter; Christopher Hitchens; David Friend; Terence Pepper; National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)
ISBN: 9781855143920 1855143925
OCLC Number: 234458767
Awards: Winner of Association for Cultural Enterprises Best Publication Award 2009.
Description: 383 pages : color illustrations ; 34 cm
Contents: Divine decadence / Christopher Hitchens --
The portrait photography in the Modern Age / Terence Pepper --
A new magazine for a new age / David Friend --
The portraits 1913-2008 --
Contributors to the jazz age Vanity Fair, 1913-36 --
Twenty-five things you didn't know about the jazz age Vanity Fair, 1913-36 --
Vanity Fair cover subjects, 1983-2008 --
Our office: a hate song: an intimate glimpse of Vanity Fair-en famille / Dorothy Parker.
Other Titles: Vanity Fair.
Responsibility: by Graydon Carter and the editors of Vanity Fair ; foreword by Graydon Carter ; with essays by Christopher Hitchens, David Friend, and Terence Pepper.
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Celebrates 95 years of photographic history, with images commissioned and published in the pages of "Vanity Fair". This book traces the cultural history of the 20th century and its leading  Read more...

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