Sunday, October 11, 2015

“In the 1920s, Howard Chandler Christy had the beauty...



"In the 1920s, Howard Chandler Christy had the beauty pageant contestant Dorothy Knapp model for a sculpture of Miss America. This photo, from the @nytimes #archives, was taken in an era when the newspaper made a habit of photographing artists with both their works of art and those depicted in the works. For the subjects, it meant getting their pictures in the paper twice in the same day, captured — once in the flesh and once on canvas or in clay. #nytweekender" By nytimes on Instagram.



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