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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the photographer

  • Literature

    Picture Post Magazine, August 1953

  • Catalogue Essay

    In the August of 1953, Thurston Hopkins captured Judy Dunlop as she was preparing for the Holiday Girl Beauty Competition at the Royal Pavilion in Brighton. The playful image, offered here, showcases the sophistication of the era and glamour of the occasion, while subverting traditional compositional norms.

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Make Up Mirror

1953
Gelatin silver print, printed later.
14 1/4 x 18 1/4 in. (36.2 x 46.4 cm)
Signed and numbered 26/50 in ink in the margin.

Estimate
$2,000 - 3,000 

Sold for $5,000

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Sarah Krueger
Head of Department, Photographs

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Tailor-Made: Fashion Photographs from the Collection of Peter Fetterman

Online Auction 18 - 25 June 2020