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Period: 1950s
Wenda and Ostriches
Located in New York, NY
Norman Parkinson Wenda and Ostriches, 1951 C print 20 x 16 inches Estate stamped and numbered edition of 21 on verso British fashion model Wenda Parkinson and ostriches, fashion by...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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C Print

Che Guevara
Located in Nümbrecht, DE
Osvaldo Salas, widely recognized as one of the world’s great press photographers, was born in Havana, Cuba in 1914. At the age of fourteen, he left Havana with his parents and immigr...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Big Jay McNeely, 1951 - Bob Willoughby (Portrait Photography)
Located in London, GB
Big Jay McNeely, 1951 - Bob Willoughby (Portrait Photography) Archival pigment print Printed on 20 x 24 inch paper From an edition of 25 Also available in alternative sizes Bob ...
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Realist 1950s Portrait Photography

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Archival Pigment

Palm Beach Idyll, Estate Edition. Vintage 1950s Florida
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A couple sunbathing by the sea at Palm Beach, Florida, circa 1955. Slim Aarons Palm Beach Idyll, 1955 Printed later Chromogenic Lambda print Slim Aarons Estate Edition Complimentar...
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American Realist 1950s Portrait Photography

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Lambda

'Marilyn Monroe' 1953 - Silver Gelatin Print (Signed Limited Edition)
Located in London, GB
1953: A portrait of actress Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962) surrounded by reporters and fans outside Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood, California. A completely stunning photograp...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Marilyn On The Roof (1955) - Silver Gelatin Fibre Print
Located in London, GB
Marilyn On The Roof (1955) - Silver Gelatin Fibre Print (Photo by Ed Feingersh/Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images) American actress Marilyn Monroe (1926 - 1962) leans over the bal...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Black and White, Silver Gelatin

Palm Beach Idyll, Estate Edition. Vintage 1950s Florida
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A couple sunbathing by the sea at Palm Beach, Florida, circa 1955. Slim Aarons Palm Beach Idyll, 1955 Printed later Chromogenic Lambda print Slim Aarons Estate Edition Complimentar...
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American Realist 1950s Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Beauty and the Beast
Located in New York, NY
Beauty and the Beast, 1959 Open edition 60 x 40 inches
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Cary Grant In Rain (1957) - Silver Gelatin Fibre Print
Located in London, GB
Cary In Rain (1957) - Silver Gelatin Fibre Print (Photo by Express/Getty Images Archive) British-born American actor Cary Grant (1904 - 1986) sheltering in a hotel porch as he wait...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Black and White, Silver Gelatin

James Galanos at the MET, 1954
Located in New York, NY
James Galanos at the MET, 1954 -- Photographed by Mark Shaw for the Nov. 22, 1954 issue of LIFE. The 29 year old fashion designer James Galanos is pictured in the Costume Institute o...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Giclée

Audrey Hepburn Under the Dryer Smoking, 1953
Located in New York, NY
Audrey Hepburn Under the Dryer Smoking, c10_13 – While working on the film Sabrina, Audrey Hepburn was shampooed every night -- She often conducted business with her agents while und...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Giclée

Slim Aarons - Esther Williams - Estate Stamped
Located in London, GB
Slim Aarons - Esther Williams - Estate Stamped Limited Edition Estate Stamped Print (edition size 1/150). Esther Williams, American aquatic actress and former swimming champion, r...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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C Print

Marilyn Red Classic Charcoal Roses
Located in Saint Ouen, FR
Exceptional picture of Marilyn Monroe during the last session by Bert Stern. "Marilyn Monroe - Marilyn Red Classic Charcoal Roses". Unique print with roses adorned with silver sequi...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Photographic Paper

Designer's Homes, Ghislaine Lounges in Elsa Schiaparelli's Home, Back, 1953
Located in New York, NY
Ghislaine Lounges in Elsa Schiaparelli's Home -- Mark Shaw photographed Elsa Schiaparelli's best-known model, Ghislaine de Bosisson in an ankle-length dress lounging on an elongated ...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Giclée

Joan Collins Relaxes
Located in New York, NY
Film star Joan Collins relaxes with her pink poodle on her pink bed. Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. Slim Aaron...
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Realist 1950s Portrait Photography

Materials

Lambda

Grace Kelly, Head Resting in Hands, 1954
Located in New York, NY
Grace Kelly, Head Resting in Hands -- Grace Kelly as photographed by Mark Shaw in December of 1954. Image size is 22" x 22" (for 24" x 36" paper size). All Mark Shaw prints are made ...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Giclée

Frank Sinatra, 1965 - Bob Willoughby (Portrait Photography)
Located in London, GB
Frank Sinatra, 1965 - Bob Willoughby (Portrait Photography) Archival pigment print Printed on 20 x 24 inch paper From an edition of 25 Also available in alternative sizes Bob Wi...
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Realist 1950s Portrait Photography

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Archival Pigment

Immigrants Shaving the Beard - Vintage Photograph - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
Immigrants shaving the beard is an original vintage photograph realized by the photography agency of Dufoto. With the stamp of Agency and the notes on the rear. Good conditions, ag...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Photographic Paper

Katharine Hepburn, Black and White Photography of Hollywood Actress 1950s
Located in New york, NY
Katharine Hepburn, 1959 by Burt Glinn is a black and white celebrity photograph. A classic black and white portrait of the legendary American actress on the set, Glinn photographed t...
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Contemporary 1950s Portrait Photography

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Photographic Film, Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Dress by Jean Desses, 1952
Located in Miami Beach, FL
Fashion in Colour - Dress by Jean Dresses, 1952 by Horst P. Horst Archival Pigment Print Image size 53.1 x 40.6 inches Sheet size 63.4 in. H x 50 in. W Edition of 10 Other editions ...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Color, Archival Pigment

Salvador Dali 4 47 in x 70 in (Black and White)
Located in San Juan, PR
Salvador Dali 4, 1950 Black and white photograph. Size as seen on preview: 47 in x 70 in Available Sizes: 36 in x 48 in, 24 in x 36 in, 36 in x 36 in. This art work is part of an...
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Photorealist 1950s Portrait Photography

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Black and White, Photographic Paper, Giclée

Bunny with Lori Shea (Interior)
Located in Minneapolis, MN
Described as "the world’s greatest pin-up photographer" by Diane Arbus, and best-remembered for her iconic collaborations with Bettie Page, Yeager began her career as a model, and he...
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Pop Art 1950s Portrait Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Slim Aarons 'Esther Williams' (Slim Aarons Estate Edition)
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Slim Aarons Esther Williams Slim Aarons Estate Edition Legendary American swimmer and actress Esther Williams (1921 - 2013) lounging on a white trampoline in a green swimsuit, circa...
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Realist 1950s Portrait Photography

Materials

Lambda

Designer's Homes, Sophie Malgat wears Dior in Dior's Passy Home, 1953
Located in New York, NY
Sophie Malgat wears Dior in Dior's Passy Home, 1953 -- Sophie Malgat in Gray Chiffon Dior in Dior’s Paris Home. Outtake from a shoot for Life Nov. 9, 1953 issue. Mark Shaw’s camera c...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Giclée

Audrey Hepburn on Striped Sofa, Arm Back, Glances Right, 1954
Located in New York, NY
Audrey Hepburn, r23_9 -- Audrey Hepburn looked incredible no matter what she was doing. This image is an out take from the photo shoot for the cover of the April 19, 1954 internation...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Giclée

Swan Dive (1956) Silver Gelatin Fibre Print - Oversized
Located in London, GB
Swan Dive (1956) Silver Gelatin Fibre Print - Oversized (Photo by H. Armstrong Roberts/Alamy) 1st March 1956. A man swan diving from the high diving board. Additional Informatio...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin, Black and White

Elizabeth Taylor in Frills with Hand on Shoulder, 1956
Located in New York, NY
Elizabeth Taylor in Frills with Hand on Shoulder -- Mark Shaw photographed Elizabeth Taylor for the October 15, 1956 cover of LIFE magazine. Taylor was starring in the academy award ...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

Materials

Giclée

Marilyn Monroe Candid Moment - 20th century black and white photography
Located in London, GB
Actress Marilyn Monroe reads the book ‘To the Actor: On the Technique of Acting’ by Michael Chekhov in a quiet moment at the Ambassador Hotel in March 1955 in New York City, New York...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Silver Gelatin

'Beauty and the Beast' Slim Aarons
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Beauty and the Beast 1959 (printed later) C print Estate stamped and numbered edition of 150 with Certificate of authenticity Caption: Lady Daphne Cameron (Mrs George Ca...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

Materials

C Print

Audrey Hepburn Bicycle, Looks Left, 1953
Located in New York, NY
Audrey Hepburn, c20_23 -- Audrey Hepburn on the set of Sabrina. Out take from the photo essay shot for the December 7, 1953 issue of LIFE. Image size is 10" x 15" (for 11" x 17" pape...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

Materials

Giclée

Palm Beach Pastels (1959) Limited Estate Stamped
Located in London, GB
Palm Beach Pastels (1959) Limited Estate Stamped (Photo By Slim Aarons) Socialite Alice Topping relaxing by a swimming pool in Palm Beach, Florida, 1959. Additional Informatio...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Color, Archival Pigment

Lunch With Audrey Hepburn (1958) Silver Gelatin Fibre Print - Oversized
Located in London, GB
Lunch With Audrey Hepburn (1958) Silver Gelatin Fibre Print - Oversized (Photo by Pictorial Press/Alamy Archives) Film actress and fashion model Audrey Hepburn during a visit to E...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Black and White, Silver Gelatin

Norman Parkinson 'Wenda and Ostriches'
Located in New York, NY
Norman Parkinson Wenda and Ostriches, 1951 C print 40 x 30 inches Estate stamped and numbered edition of 21 on verso British fashion model Wenda Parkinson and ostriches, fashion by...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

Materials

C Print

Marlon Brando, Libertyville, Illinois, 1950 - Silver Gelatin Print
Located in Chicago, IL
On assignment for Life Magazine in 1950, Art Shay photographed Marlon Brando at his family farm in Libertyville, Illinois, just north of Chicago. Looking straight into Art's lens, B...
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Contemporary 1950s Portrait Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Pool at Lake Tahoe, Estate Edition Photograph
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Bathers by a pool at the Tahoe Tavern on the shore of Lake Tahoe, California, 1959. Majestic pine trees frame the turquoise pool, where vintage holidaymakesr are shaded by fringed pa...
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American Realist 1950s Portrait Photography

Materials

Lambda

Pool at Lake Tahoe, Estate Edition, Tahoe Tavern, Sierra Nevada Mountains
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Bathers by a pool at the Tahoe Tavern on the shore of Lake Tahoe, California, 1959. Majestic pine trees frame the turquoise pool, where vintage holidaymakers are shaded by fringed pa...
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American Realist 1950s Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Slim Aarons Style 'Inga Lindgren And Poodles'
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Inga Lindgren And Poodles 1956 (printed later) Silver gelatin print estate signature stamped edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity Swedish model Inga Lindgren...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Marilyn Posing at Studio "Legs Up", ca. 1950, 15,8 21,5 cm
Located in Nümbrecht, DE
Norma Jeane Mortenson or better known as Marilyn Monroe – iconic, beautiful and maybe the most known Hollywood Stars of the 20th century. Born and raised in Los Angeles, USA, she spe...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Black and White

Autographed Postcard by Gerd Böttcher - Vintage b/w Postcard - 1960s
Located in Roma, IT
Autographed Postcard by Gerd Böttcher is a b/w postcard reproducing the photographic portrait of the German Schlager singer Gerd Böttcher (Berlin, 1936 - Dortmund, 1985). Around the ...
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Contemporary 1950s Portrait Photography

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Photographic Paper

Salvador Dali's Party, Estate Edition Photograph [Surrealist Dinner, Green+Red]
Located in Los Angeles, CA
1959: Surrealist painter Salvador Dali (1904 - 1989) with a red-haired woman in a green dress at a vintage ball in New York. The artist is captured with his characteristic walking st...
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American Realist 1950s Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Bettie Page
Located in Dallas, TX
Signed by Bunny Yeager and Bettie Page in black ink on print margin. Bunny Yeager was one of the most celebrated pin-up photographers in the 1950's and 60's. Model turned photograph...
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Other Art Style 1950s Portrait Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Slim Aarons Style 'Inga Lindgren And Poodles'
Located in New York, NY
Slim Aarons Inga Lindgren And Poodles 1956 (printed later) Silver gelatin print estate signature stamped edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity Swedish model Inga Lindgren...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Slim Aarons 'Kings of Hollywood' (New Year's at Romanoff's)
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Film stars (left to right) Clark Gable (1901 - 1960), Van Heflin (1910 - 1971), Gary Cooper (1901 - 1961) and James Stewart (1908 - 1997) enjoy a joke at a New Year's party held at R...
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Realist 1950s Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Queen Elizabeth's Visit to America, New York 1950s, Gelatin Silver Photograph
Located in New york, NY
A documentary portrait of Queen Elizabeth on her trip to America in the 1950s. In this black-and-white photograph Burt Glinn captures Queen Elizabeth II as a young elegant member of ...
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Contemporary 1950s Portrait Photography

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Photographic Film, Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Make Up Mirror (1953) - Silver Gelatin Print
Located in London, GB
Make Up Mirror (1953) - Silver Gelatin Print (Photo by Thurston Hopkins/Picture Post/Getty Images Archive) 8th August 1953: Judy Dunlop, a participant in the Holiday Girl Beauty Co...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Black and White, Silver Gelatin

V&A Museum London 'Princess Elizabeth With The Prince of Wales' by Cecil Beaton
Located in London, GB
'HRH Princess Elizabeth With HRH The Prince of Wales' by Cecil Beaton (1904-80) Princess Elizabeth, later Queen Elizabeth II, with Prince Charles. Clarence House, London, England, 19...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Archival Pigment

V&A Museum London 'Margot Fonteyn' by Houston Rogers
Located in London, GB
'Margot Fonteyn' by Houston Rogers (1901-70) Margot Fonteyn (1919-91) in the title role of Frederick Ashton’s ‘La Péri’ at The Royal Ballet, London, 1956. © Victoria and Albert Museu...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Silver Gelatin

V&A Museum London 'Queen Elizabeth II' by Cecil Beaton
Located in London, GB
'Queen Elizabeth II' by Cecil Beaton (1904-80) Queen Elizabeth II wearing the sash of the Order of the Garter and a diamond and pearl diadem made for King George IV, Buckingham Palac...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Archival Pigment

V&A Museum London 'Queen Elizabeth II' by Cecil Beaton
Located in London, GB
'Queen Elizabeth II' by Cecil Beaton (1904-80) Queen Elizabeth II in full formal regalia of sash, ballgown, and tiara, England, 1955. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London Paper size...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Archival Pigment

V&A Museum London 'Swan Lake' by Houston Rogers
Located in London, GB
'Swan Lake' by Houston Rogers (1901-70) Margot Fonteyn (1919-91) as Odette in Tchaikovsky’s ‘Swan Lake’ at the Sadler’s Wells Theatre. London, 1954. © Victoria and Albert Museum, Lon...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Nikita Krushchev, Black and White Photography 1950s of Cold War Russian Leader
Located in New york, NY
Nikita Khrushchev in front of Lincoln Memorial, 1959, Washington DC by Burt Glinn is one of the photographer's iconic works of historic importance. The photograph is a gelatin silver...
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Contemporary 1950s Portrait Photography

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Photographic Film, Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Julie London (Aarons Estate Print)
Located in New York, NY
1957: Singer Julie London enjoying breakfast in bed at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Estate stamped and hand numbered edition of 150 with certificate of authenticity from the estate. S...
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Realist 1950s Portrait Photography

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Lambda

Audrey Hepburn, Portrait Photography of Hollywood Icon 1950s
Located in New york, NY
Ernst Haas captures the gamine beauty of Audrey Hepburn at her wedding to Mel Ferrer in Switzerland. Audrey Hepburn by Ernst Haas, 1954 is a 14” x 11” gelatin silver print. The print...
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Contemporary 1950s Portrait Photography

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Photographic Film, Photographic Paper, Silver Gelatin

Bowler Hat II from the Black Sitting
Located in Chatsworth, CA
This piece is an original vintage photograph by Milton Greene in 1956. This photograph depicts Hollywood Icon Marilyn Monroe, who was a close friend and business partner of the artis...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Photographic Paper

Marilyn Monroe and Princess Margaret - Vintage Photograph by Paul Popper - 1950s
Located in Roma, IT
Marilyn Monroe and Princess Margaret is a vintage photographic print on single coated paper. Photograph realized by Paul Popper. Handwritten notes on back. Dim: cm 24.5 x 19 Exce...
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Modern 1950s Portrait Photography

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Photographic Paper

Chet Baker, 1953 - Bob Willoughby (Portrait Photography)
Located in London, GB
Chet Baker, 1953 - Bob Willoughby (Portrait Photography) Archival pigment print Printed on 20 x 24 inch paper From an edition of 25 Also available in alternative sizes Bob Willo...
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Realist 1950s Portrait Photography

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Archival Pigment

Frank Sinatra at a Capital Records Recording Session in Los Angeles
Located in Santa Monica, CA
Though he captured many of golden-age Hollywood’s greatest stars as the public had never seen them before—Marlon Brando taking out the trash, Elizabeth Taylor sunbathing, Anthony Per...
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1950s Portrait Photography

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Silver Gelatin

Elizabeth Taylor, Black and White Portrait Photography of Hollywood Star 1950s
Located in New york, NY
Elizabeth Taylor, 1959 by Burt Glinn is a black and white photograph of Elizabeth Taylor during the filming of the adaptation of Tennessee Williams' Suddenly Last Summer. This is a 1...
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Contemporary 1950s Portrait Photography

Materials

Silver Gelatin, Photographic Film, Photographic Paper

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