Sunday, 28 March 2010

Pramcar by Clatonrite




From The Daily Mail Ideal Home Book 1951-52.

Gossard Tru-Balance


From The Daily Mail Ideal Home Book 1951-52.

Thursday, 25 March 2010

Jill Lucienne






From Beautiful Britons Summer Special 1959.

Vicki Campbell


From Beautiful Britons Summer Extra 1959.

Monday, 22 March 2010

Chicago Pin Up Girls


From Paris Cocktail, September 1948.

Sunday, 21 March 2010

Jouhera Aicha


Artwork by Boni for a short story by Elisa Baruk. From Paris Cocktail, October 1948.

Friday, 19 March 2010

Anita Vassar


From Beauty Parade, October 1947.

Tuesday, 16 March 2010

Smoke-Free Home?


Only one ashtray in the child's bedroom?
From The Daily Mail Ideal Home Book 1947-8.

Julysia


From The Daily Mail Ideal Home Book 1947-8.

Darling! It's All Electric!


Ad for the British Electrical Development Association.
From The Daily Mail Ideal Home Book 1947-8.

Monday, 15 March 2010

Cindy Heller


From Beauty Parade, October 1947.

Sunday, 14 March 2010

Design From '47






A small selection of very modern looking design from Designers in Britain 1947 published by the Society of Industrial Artists.

Palatine Engraving Co.


Ad from The Penrose Annual 1954.

Friday, 12 March 2010

Eneg


Detail from an Irving Klaw ad for "Prison for Women" drawn by "Eneg".
From Frolic, April 1953.

A Pill for Prostration

Daisy Powder, from Picture Post, July 5th 1941.

Thursday, 11 March 2010

Air Raid Siren


"Air Raid Warden Angela" from Beauty Parade, May 1943.

Eve Adam


From Stare magazine, June 1955.

Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Lamorna Lea



From Beautiful Britons, Summer Extra 1958.

Sunday, 7 March 2010

Veronica Lake

 
"Is this the Prettiest Face in Films?"

It's a close thing between Ms Lake and Hazel Brooks I'd say.

Thursday, 4 March 2010

Alta Whipple

 
Alta Whipple

From Photographing the Female Figure by Bunny Yeager (second printing), 1958.

Machinist

 

"The Girl Who Has Taken Her Place in the War Machine".

From Picture Post, July 5th 1941.

Nooner

 

From Clementine Chérie by Jean Bellus, 1959.

Evelyn West 2



From Photographing the Female Figure by Bunny Yeager (second printing), 1958.

Tuesday, 2 March 2010

Lee Southern

 

Lee Southern photographed by Russell Gay in Fiesta, December 1956.

Midlands Sun Club

 

From Health and Efficiency, August 1952.

Monday, 1 March 2010

Pat Johnson

 

"Glamourous housewife Pat finds herself much in demand when her husband gets his camera out. No wonder, when the Lincolnshire girl's measurements read hips -36", waist- 24", and bust- 36". She's 5 ft 4 ins. tall and weighs 9 stone".

Photographed by C.A.Johnson. From Carnival, October 1955.

Fishnets

 

"Valerie" in fishnets photographed by Russell Gay. From Carnival, October 1955.