Cover illustration by Bernard Barton for Instant Love, 1963

I was not trying to be shocking, or to be a pioneer. I wasn’t trying to change society, or to be ahead of my time. I didn’t think of myself as liberated, and I don’t believe that I did anything important. I was just myself. I didn’t know any other way to be, or any other way to live. ~ Bettie Page

"The Wrong Nail" by Gil Elvgren, 1967

"Leading Lady" by Zoe Mozert c 1950s

Meyercord Pin-up decals c. 1950s

"We’ll See" by Earl Moran

Marilyn Monroe photographed by Nick de Morgoli, 1953

Illustration by William Medcalf c. 1950s

Playboy Bunnies pose on the roof of the Playboy Club, London, 1976

"Harlem Model" by artist Bob Moran, for 1947 pin up advertising calendar published by the National Press of Chicago.

Bettie Page photographed by irving Klaw c. 1950s