"In my studio Elizabeth was quiet and shy. She struck me as an average teenager, except that she was incredibly beautiful." -- Philippe Halsman
"In a décolleté silk evening dress Elizabeth Taylor sits for photographer Philippe Halsman. The former child star will be 17 next week." (Life magazine, February 21, 1949; photo taken in New York, October 1948.) Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division. | Click image for Comments. | Home | Browse All Photos