January 1950 Irving Penn, among the most gifted of photographers, has reconstructed with imaginative insight a series of fashion landmarks: the clothes, the accessories, coiffures, make-up, settings – and, in this net of physical properties, has caught the mental attitudes of past times."
Jubilee celebrations: Guards arrive at Buckingham Palace ahead of the Queen. [I've seen the guards in their busbees several times. My Mum lived in London during the Blitz and drove a jeep during air raids getting people into the shelters. She never drove again! She always loved London and its fast pace of life after the quiet of our little Cheshire town where we lived. ;) Mo]