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Title
Blue Book Models, view 6
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Photographers Photo Collection
Creator
Morris, Ralph
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
This collection includes approximately 40,000 photographs by commercial photographer Ralph Morris, who worked in the Los Angeles area from 1939-1981. His advertising and industrial clients included department stores, restaurants, the automobile and petroleum industries as well as business executives. Also included is the Luckhaus Studio collection of architecture, fashion, the movie industry, sports and street scenes, images which Morris obtained in 1939.
View 6: A model wearing a black blouse and print skirt, sits on a striped couch with an open box on her lap; she is holding up a hair ornament made up of flowers and tulle netting. Visible on the couch next to her: small decorative flowers; spools of thread; measuring tape; small pieces of fabric; etc. This beauty hails from the Blue Book Model Agency.; The Blue Book Model Agency had its offices at the Ambassador Hotel, located at 3400 Wilshire Blvd.; its most famous model was Marilyn Monroe, who signed on with the agency in 1946.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;13 x 11 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00072815
Ralph Morris Collection; Los Angeles Photographers Collection
S-007-875.6 4x5; Clothing and dress-Fashion models.
CARL0000078038
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/122980
Subject
Blue Book Model Agency (Hollywood, Los Angeles, Calif.)
Clothing and dress--California--Los Angeles
Models (Persons)--California--Los Angeles
Hair ornaments--California--Los Angeles
Fashion--California--Los Angeles

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