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August 26, 2014

34 Fascinating and Wonderful Vogue Covers of the 1930s

Modern-day Vogue covers have seen many iterations, but two themes have risen to the top as the most prominent features: models and celebrities. But back in the day, before the culture of celebrity rose to such prominence, Vogue covers were true works of art, in a literal sense—they featured hand-drawn illustrations.

Vogue, November 1, 1939 Photographed by Horst P. Horst

Vogue, December 1, 1939 Photographed by Anton Bruehl

Edward Steichen, Vogue, December 1, 1933

Vogue June 1937

1937 fashion illustration by Miguel Covarrubias vogue

1937 Paris Vogue cover by Horst P. Horst of his favorite model Lud, December 1937

Vogue Jan 1937 Photographed by Toni Frissell

Vogue, Jul 1937 Photo Toni Frissell

Vogue Sept 1937

Vogue august 1937

Vogue January 1937

Vogue Cover 1937

Vogue August 1938 - photo by Horst Helen Bennet wearing a velvet suit by Russeks

Vogue March - 1938

Vogue June 1938

Vogue April 1938

Vogue November - 1938 - Elizabeth Penrose

1934 American Vogue cover by Anton Bruehl, January 1, 1934

1934 Cover by Edward Steichen, March 1934

1934 Photo of Edward Steichen - January 1934

1935 American Vogue cover by Edward Steichen, Nov

1935 Miriam Hopkins designed Travis Banton

1936 Feb Vogue cover

1936 Model in silver fox cape and velvet hat by Lilly Dachè, American Vogue cover by Edward Steichen, August 1, 1936

1936 Nov Vogue Cover "Girl With Gun", the Bruehl-Bourges

1936 Photo Anton Bruehl, Vogue, July 1, 1936

1936 Photo by Horst P. Horst 1936

1936 Vogue June - photo by Edward Steichen Helen Bennet wearing dress by Jessie Franklin Turner

Vogue Magazine - February 1, 1934

Vogue November 1936

Vogue Cover - January 1935 Edward Steichen

VOGUE COVER - AUGUST 1933 George Hoyningen-Huené

VOGUE COVER - April 1934 George Hoyningen-Huené

1935 Miriam Hopkins designed Travis Banton



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