Pin-Up Girls: 19 Before and After Shots

So you thought that Photoshopping models was a new practice? These 1950s pin-up photos show that there was just as much retouching going on 60 years ago. In the 1950s Photoshop gave way to paintings and reference photos.

The photographer was Gil Elvgren and models Janet Rae and Myrna Hansen, who was Miss USA in 1953.

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Alex Browne studied History at Kings College London and is an Assistant Editor at Made From History. He specializes in post-war history in the USA and Central America.