Eileen Dunne, aged three, sits in bed with her doll at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, after being injured during an air raid, London, September 1940
Cecil Beaton photographs little 3 year old Eileen Dunne, who had been hospitalised after being caught up in the Blitz. This picture graced the cover of LIFE magazine, and was an effective propaganda tool in getting the US to join the war effort.
Awe....God Love Her! Three-year-old Eileen Dunne poses on her hospital bed for famed English photographer Cecil Beaton. Eileen was a victim of the German bombing of London 1940.
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Cecil Beaton :: Eileen Dunne, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, 1940
Three-year-old Eileen Dunne, a victim of the London Blitz, in hospital, 1940.
Photo by Cecil Beaton 3 year old Air Raid Victom , 1940
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Cecil Beaton - Eileen Dunne in the Hospital for Sick Children, 1940