January 10, 2018

23 Fascinating Pictures of Amateur Models Photographed For Advertising the Studio in the 1950s and '60s

Tyne and Wear Archives presents a set of images taken by the Newcastle-based firm Turners (Photography) Ltd. They were taken by the firm on is own account for possible use in their advertising campaigns from between the 1950s and 1960s.

Turners frequently hired models to help promote their work and to encourage sales in their shops. Some of the shots are humorous or bizarre while others are quite suggestive.

Model poses for a Turners publicity shot, March 1955

Model poses for a Turners publicity shot, March 1955

Model, Rita Fisher, poses for Turners, February 1955

Model, Rita Fisher, poses for Turners, February 1955

Studio shot of the model Rita Fisher, February 1955

Rita Fisher poses for Turners, February 1955

Model poses for a Turners publicity shot, August 1957

Model, Doreen O'Shea, poses for Turners at Holywell, July 1957

Model, Irene Warren, poses with a film camera for a Turners publicity shot, January 1957

Model poses for a Turners publicity shot, October 1958

Model poses for a Turners publicity shot, August 1958

Model poses for Turners, June 1958

Model poses for Turners, October 1958

Studio shot of the model Lisa Trent, May 1958

Turners staff member, Dave Grey, poses for a publicity shot, June 1961

Model in the bath, March 1963

Model poses on a motor scooter, May 1963

Model poses for a Turners publicity shot, May 1963

Model, Ann Dover, poses for a Turners publicity shot, May 1963

Model, Annette Fowley, poses for a Turners publicity shot, May 1963

Model, Annette Fowley, poses for a Turners publicity shot, May 1963

Model poses with a camera, July 1964

Model poses for a Turners publicity shot, July 1964






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