The Shiner…..

I knew a few of these girls growing up.IKNEWAFEWOFTHESEGIRLSGROWINGUP

Here is a photo of Mary Whalen who posed for this painting in 1953.

girl with black eye

You may also remember this painting by Rockwell called Girl in a mirror.

Mary Whalen was also the model for this painting as well.

girl at mirror

girl in mirror

Norman Rockwell ~ 1953

About jeb610

Taking one day at a time, and enjoying life in the heart of Dixie. People create their own questions because they are afraid to look straight. All you have to do is look straight and see the road, and when you see it, don’t sit looking at it – walk. There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil.
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6 Responses to The Shiner…..

  1. kat54 says:

    Love these paintings….The Shiner reminds me of me. Braids and all….with 5 older brothers, I was quite the tomboy, scraps and principal office included. Lol. πŸ™‚

  2. I hadn’t seen the models used before. Thanks!

  3. Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:
    REAL MODELS OF FAMOUS PICTURES

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