Erotica

The Red Velvet Session

October 18, 2012

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The beauty of Marilyn Monroe is apparent and glowing in this iconic photograph from Tom Kelley, taken in his Los Angeles studio on May 27th, 1949. The two hour sitting is known as the Red Velvet session and produced a series of classic images. Marilyn was an out-of-work actress at the time of the shoot and was paid $50 for modeling for Kelley.

 

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