Published June 1, 1949
Four models look out peacefully into a sandy abyss in this painterly Clifford Coffin photograph, which appeared in the June 1, 1949, Vogue. Backs to the camera, they sport, from left: swimsuits by Cole of California, Mabs, Caltex, and Catalina—with bathing caps to match, naturally.
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