Category: 1953

New York, September 1953. Photographed by Vivian Maier.

Before he was Bond, Sean Connery once finished third in Mr. Universe competition in 1953.

Children dancing at a street party at Morpeth Street, in London’s East End, to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, 1953. Photographed by John Chillingworth.

Marlene Dietrich appearing at the Sahara Hotel, 1953. Photographed by Loomis Dean-LIFE.

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. Photographed by K.W. Gullers.

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

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

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

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.