Category: 1953

The organ pipes, at Westminster Abbey, London, being cleaned in…

The organ pipes, at Westminster Abbey, London, being cleaned in preparation for the coronation ceremony, 1953. Photographed by Charles Hewitt.

Lunch in Riddarhustrappan, Gamla Stan, Stockholm, 1953….

Lunch in Riddarhustrappan, Gamla Stan, Stockholm, 1953. Photographed by K.W. Gullers.

Billie Holiday fast asleep, 1953. Photographed by Charles…

Billie Holiday fast asleep, 1953. Photographed by Charles Hewitt.

Amazing vintage photographs capture the 1953 Motorcycle Skiing…

Amazing vintage photographs capture the 1953 Motorcycle Skiing championships in Austria.

Seductive Marilyn, Hollywood, California, 1953. Photographed by…

Seductive Marilyn, Hollywood, California, 1953. Photographed by Alfred Eisenstaedt.

A contestant in a ‘Miss World’ beauty competition…

A contestant in a ‘Miss World’ beauty competition applying her lipstick using a shiny car as a mirror, November 7, 1953. Photographed by Thurston Hopkins.

A young woman poses by the sea at Southend, Essex, July 1953….

A young woman poses by the sea at Southend, Essex, July 1953. Photographed by Bert Hardy.

Horse carriage, New York, 1953. Photographed by Vivian Maier.

Horse carriage, New York, 1953. Photographed by Vivian Maier.

32 stunning photos of Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell while…

32 stunning photos of Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell while filming “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” (1953).

Horse carriage, New York, 1953. Photographed by Vivian Maier.

Horse carriage, New York, 1953. Photographed by Vivian Maier.