An original 1940s candid 8 X 10 photograph taken by Joseph Jasqur of Betty Brown, a contestant at one of the Miss Victory contests held at the Hollywood Canteen during World War Two. Via.
Tag: pin ups
Burlesque Clown Love
Bessie Love, as a burlesque clown. Perhaps the only clown that, while a tad creepy, isn’t scaring me to death.
Merry Christmas For Him
Absolutely fabulous vintage tissue or gift wrap featuring pinups!
For You Flyboys
The 2012 Collector’s Calendar from Secrets In Lace features pinups wearing classic lingerie posing in front of WWII airplanes. Yeah, airplanes, that’s why we said “flyboys.” Yeah, that’s it. Pinup photographs taken by Michael Malak.
Boufant Burlesque Mohawk
Vintage Bruno of Hollywood photo of Precious Diamond and her Precocious Hair.
Lana Wood, Sweater Girl
Natalie Wood’s little sister, Lana Wood, reminds me of this pulp cover.
Babs In Bibs: Donning Overalls, She Saw The Light
Up for auction at Heritage Auctions:
Attributed to CHARLES GATES SHELDON (American, 1889-1960)
Admiring the Saw
Pastel on board
30 x 19 in.
Signed lower right
From the Estate of Charles Martignette.
Can’t See The Muscle Cars For The Pinups
If you can look past her gams and the gun, look at the rockin’ yellow heavy metal! Who knew skeet-shooters drove muscle cars?!
Elvgren pinup, 1974, via x-ray delta one.
Touring Drew Barrymore’s Room, Circa 1980s
Dames & (Stuffed) Dogs #13
What’s sillier, the red knit poncho or the pink stuffed poodle at the beach?
German postcard by Krüger, A series, via Truus, Bob, And Jan Too; see more of my Dames & Dogs here.