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Sunday, July 3, 2016

Fourth of July Pinups and Pups

My favorite artist Gil Elvgreen painted plenty of patriotic pin ups, which is no surprise since most of his work was featured in calendars.  Here are a few of his best:
Dance Party Date, 1950

Looking for Trouble, 1953

Skirts Ahoy!

Catsup Mishap

And here are my favorite Fourth of July Pin Ups.


  1. Why did we stop wearing those sexy hose and garter belts?

  2. Those are pretty pin ups. But your pin ups are the best :-)
    Have a safe and fun holiday!!

  3. Hmmmmm. He certainly had a thing for garter belts. SHE hated uncomfortable. LOL!

  4. Happy July 4th to all the pin up pups!

  5. Happy 4th of July to you all. Sorry we have been away so long but we have missed you all. Have a lovely day and great seeing everybody again. Hope to be back soon.
    Best wishes Molly The Wally

  6. Happy 4th of July! To you and your family :)


  7. Love the pin-ups. Happy 4th of July! xxx

  8. Joyful 4th of July week wishes to you all, dear Kate!

    Thank you for the lovely selection of pinup images. Elvgreen is my all-time favourite vintage cheesecake artist.

    Have a stellar start of July!
    ♥ Jessica

  9. I love your pin up pups! Hope you enjoyed the 4th :-)

  10. LOL! I love your favorite 4th of July pinups! ;) It's fun looking through the illustrated ones too!


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