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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • CARNAVAL EN LA HABANA, 1941

More Marilyn: 1953

More Marilyn: 1953

Hollywood, 1953. "Actress Marilyn Monroe at home." 35mm color transparency by Alfred Eisenstaedt. View full size.

World Weary?

I'm not so sure. Far more of a "come keep me company...if you get my drift" look.

It's in the eyes

Starting to wear that world-weary look. Sad to see and to realize what's in her future.

What presents you bring!!

I have seen some versions of the Marilyn photos from the net that you've posted of late, but NONE are of the hi-res variety as you have here nor are they as large. I simply cannot express my gratitude enough for posting these. I'm also very happy to see fine-print versions are available here as well. Merry Christmas to ME. Thanks again!

 
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