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July 25, 2014

15 Beautiful Fashion Shots of Barbara Mullen as a Model in the 1950s

Barbara Mullen (1914–1979) was an American actress well known in the UK for playing the part of Janet, the housekeeper, in Dr Finlay's Casebook. Although the role of Janet brought her fame in later years, she had already made her mark in the theatre.


Barbara Mullen poses with her arms wide and mouth open in front of a black Rolls-Royce. New York, circa 1950s. Image by © William Helburn/Corbis

Barbara Mullen on the Boardwalk, St. Tropez, 1957. Photographed by Georges Dambier.

Wearing an evening gown by Dior, photo by Norman Parkinson taken at ‘The pillars of Quwat-Ul-Islam Mosque’, Dehli, India.

Barbara Mullen wearing a rose-printed cotton shirt by Digby Morton for Simpson and slacks in leaf-green linen by Daks. India, British Vogue 1956. Photographed by Norman Parkinson.

Vogue August 1956

Left model is wearing a rod of black linen, buttoned down the back. With it a triangle of black and white that can wrap its bareness, by Anna Miller. Barbara is wearing fathoms of black silk, a deep-necked dress with a slight collar, by Sally Milgrim. Harpers Bazaar April 1952.

Wearing Lanvin-Castillo's floaty lace evening dress. Photographed by Richard Avedon. August 1956.

Wearing a creamy white satin dress embroidered with blue and coral beads by Pierre Balmain. Photographed by Richard Avedon, 1957.

Photo by Norman Parkinson, 1952.

Wearing a Russian broadtail jacket by Pauline Trigère and hat by Lilly Dachè. Photographed by Lillian Bassman, 1955.

Wearing Mainbocher's wool day-suit, photographed by Richard Avedon, circa 1950s.

Photographed by Milton Greene

Photographed by Milton Greene

Photo by Georges Dambier, 1958




1 comment:

  1. That's quite funny. It was actually a different Barbara Mullen who played in Dr Findlay's Casebook.

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