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This circa 1956 Kodachrome of five pastel princesses has no label, so you'll have to pencil one in yourself. ("How long does it take a boy to come back with a cup of punch"?) In the meantime, maybe there's someone out there who'll recognize the room, or an old flame. Scanned from the "Linda" slides. View full size.