Fashion model underwater in dolphin tank, at Marineland, Florida. 1939. A similar image was published in
Vogue in October 1939.
Model wearing an evening gown on the steps of the Jefferson Memorial, Washington. June 1949.
These beautiful black and white fashion photos were taken by the New York fashion photographer Toni Frissell (1907-88). She not only photographed fashion models but women from all walks of life. She photographer great personalities of her time, worked with the Red Cross during WWII, becoming the official photographer for the Women's Army Corps. She worked for Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Sports Illustrated, Life.
Fashion model in Victoria Station. Published in "Harper's bazaar", 1951
Top two images are courtesy of the Toni Frissell Collection at the US Library of Congress.