These photos of Marilyn Monroe were recently found in a warehouse belonging to Life magazine in New Jersey. These photos were submitted by Ed Clark, the photographer, but they were never used. The photos have remained unpublished until now. She was 24 at the time, and fairly unknown. In a 1999 interview Clark said, "She was unknown then, so I was able to spend a lot of time shooting her...I sent several rolls to Life in New York, but they wired back, 'Who the hell is Marilyn Monroe?'"

While I hate over-glamourizing and pretending someone like Marilyn Monroe lived some beautiful, whimiscal life, I can't deny that she was a babe.

And ooh, how I love to get lost in some good photography.

Here are my favorites.

I especially love the monogram on her blouse in the last photo.

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1 comment:

  1. Beautiful pictures.
    The black and white add to the class factor.


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