BETTIE PAGE ~ QUEEN OF HEARTS ~

 
BETTIE PAGE ~ QUEEN OF HEARTS ~
Name at birth: Betty Mae Page Bettie Page was a pin-up model of the 1950s who became an iconic favorite of retro-loving pop culture fans during the 1980s and '90s. She began posing for photos in the 1940s as a way to make ends meet while working on an acting career. Her shapely figure, easy smile and trademark hairstyle -- long black hair with bangs -- made her a fan favorite. Photos done by Irving Klaw featured Page nude and semi-nude in fetishistic poses and exotic settings, including "jungle photos" of Page posing with cheetahs and other wild animals. Until 1957 she was a popular model in the mail-order trade and men's magazines such as Wink, Eyeful and Hugh Hefner's Playboy (she was Miss January of 1955). After retiring from modeling, Page faded from the public eye, attending religous schools in the 1960s and then having a mental breakdown in the 1970s which led to 20 months in the Patton State Hospital in San Bernadino, California. But she was rediscovered in the 1980s; viewed through the lens of post-modern irony, Bettie Page became a subversive symbol of 1950s kitsch. By the 2000s her '50s image could be found in graphic design, the comics and a variety of merchandise, placing her in the role of a Marilyn Monroe for the alternative set.
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8 graphics were used to create this "queen of hearts" picture.
red background
BETTY PAGE
RED GLITTER
transparent black 2 pd
black lace frame
Red Heart
serce valentine heart love
Diamonds Divider  **d/n/b/**
 
 

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falloutgirl76

falloutgirl76 says:

1953 days ago
I love Bettie Page!5*s!
please join my new 50's group!
http://blingee.com/group/85748-The-New-Pink-Ladies
GrimmaBlackheart

GrimmaBlackheart says:

3178 days ago
Amazing!
cfdcatluv

cfdcatluv says:

3439 days ago
Awww a awesome Bettie Page blingee!!!Very lovely!!!
starfish82

starfish82 says:

3510 days ago
betty page rock..I love that they gave us a vintage section....woohoo..lol. Now I can let not only the dark side shine but the vintage/black and white side too...hahaha. love this buy the way!!!
digalo43

digalo43 says:

3515 days ago
Wow this is beautiful, your work is awesome!
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kimviator says:

3516 days ago
Lovely:)
AZGothGirl

AZGothGirl says:

3517 days ago
Adorable!! Are you a member of my Bettie Page group too??
CherishedDiva

CherishedDiva says:

3517 days ago
This is FAB!

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