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.A pin-up girl or pin-up model is a model whose mass-produced pictures see wide appeal as pop culture.^ Pin-up Girl Wall Calendars .
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^ AP610 - Pin-up Girl .
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^ Pin-up girls are a big part of the American cinematic culture.
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.Pin-ups are intended for informal display.^ Pin ups were and still are intended for informal display.
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^ Pin-ups are intended for informal display.
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^ They are intended for informal display.
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.Pin-up girls are glamour models, fashion models, and actresses.^ Pin-up Girl Wall Calendars .
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^ Pin-up girls are back .

^ Tattoo Tribe : Tattoo Pin-up Girls .
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.Pin-up may also refer to drawings, paintings and other illustrations done in emulation of these photos (see the List of pinup artists).^ Pin-up may also refer to drawings, paintings and other illustrations done in emulation of these photos (see the List of pinup artists ).

^ It may not all be Hollywood pinups, but it is either Hollywood, or pin-up.
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^ Pin-up Artist Extrordinare .
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.The term was first attested to in English in 1941; however the practice is documented back at least to the 1890s.^ The term was first attested to in English in 1941; however the practice is documented as going back at least to the 1890s.
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^ The term was first attested to in English in 1941...
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^ The term was first attested to in English in 1941; however the practice is documented back at least to the 1890s.
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.The pin up images could be cut out of magazines or newspapers, or be from postcard or chromo-lithographs, and so on.^ The pin up images could be cut out of magazines or newspapers , or be from postcard or chromo-lithographs , and so on.

^ The "pin up" images could be cut out of magazines or newspapers, or be from postcard or chromo-lithographs, etc.

^ From the pin-up girls print, cut: .
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.Such photos often appear on calendars, which are meant to be pinned up anyway.^ Such photos often appear on calendars, which are meant to be pinned up anyway.
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^ Such photos often appear on calendars, which are meant to be pinned up anyway .
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^ Eden Pin Up photo flag .

.Later, posters of pin-up girls were mass-produced.^ AP610 - Pin-up Girl .
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^ Pin-up girls are back .

^ Pin-up Style Girls .
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They became an instant hit.
.Many pin ups were photographs of celebrities who were considered sex symbols.^ A pin-up who isn't me .

^ Many “pin ups” were photographs of celebrities who were considered sex symbols.
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^ Many pin ups were photographs of celebrities who were considered sex symbols.
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.One of the most popular early pin-up girls was Betty Grable.^ Pin-up girls are back .

^ Grable and Rita Hayworth, of course, were the most famous of those pin-up girls.
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^ One of the most popular early pinup girls was Betty Grable.
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.Her poster was ubiquitous in the lockers of G.I.s during World War II.^ I wrote for the Chicago Tribune during World War II as Administrator for Women's Activities Civil Defense and now here in Mesquite for the Desert Valley Times.
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^ This tactic was not new; during WWI Charles Dana Gibson led the Division of Pictorial Publicity, where he and other popular artists created recruitment posters for the war.
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^ Calendar Girl: Pin Ups of Post-World War II by Max Allan Collins Hardcover from Collectors Press Book Published: May, 2003 .
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.Other pin-ups were artwork, often depicting idealized versions of what some thought a particularly beautiful or attractive woman should look like.^ Other pin-ups were artwork, often depicting idealized versions of what some thought a particularly beautiful or attractive woman should look like.

^ Rockabilly, or Pin up look.
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^ Pin up Girl Costumes Looking For pin up girl costumes ?
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.An early example of the latter type was the Gibson girl, drawn by Charles Dana Gibson.^ An early example of the latter type was the Gibson girl, drawn by Charles Dana Gibson.
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^ An early example of the latter type was the Gibson girl , drawn by Charles Dana Gibson .
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^ An early example of the latter type was the Gibson girl , drawn by Charles Dana Gibson.
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.The genre also gave rise to several well-known artists specializing in the field, including Alberto Vargas, Gil Elvgren, and George Petty, and numerous lesser artists such as Art Frahm.^ Gil Elvgren Tags: art , artist , beauty , elvgren , gil , pinup .
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^ The genre also gave rise to several well-knownartists specializing in the field, including Alberto Vargas and George Petty, and numerous lesser artists such as Art Frahm.
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^ The genre also gave rise to several well-known artists specializing in the field, including Baron Von Lind and George Petty, and numerous lesser artists such as Art Frahm, Hajime Sorayama & Marcus Gray.
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Other kinds of pin-ups

.In comic books, a pin-up is simply a full-page piece of artwork, most often without dialogue, that showcases a character, group of characters, or significant event, published within an issue, rather than made available by itself as a poster.^ Home / Comic Tags / pin-up .

^ Such photos often appear on calendars, which are meant to be pinned up anyway.
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^ Barracuda Girl 2009 Pin-Up Calendar 8.5 x 11 inches 28 pages full-color glossy with heavy stock cover Since 1998, America's #1 stag magazine, Barracuda, has been bringing you the most curvaceous cuties, the most pulchritudinous pin-ups, the most vivacious vixens and the most dishy dames.
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.In professionally published fan magazines for films and television series, a posed photograph of actors or actresses from the subject matter, but might also showcase specific scenes from the subject matter in photograph form (called stills) are occasionally called pin-ups.^ The "pin up" images could be cut out of magazines or newspapers, or be from postcard or chromo-lithographs, and so on.
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^ Vintage pin-up posters represent a popular movie and magazine phase of US history.

^ Still contributing the occasional pin-up to the magazine, George Petty's military women of the period were predictably represented as charmingly gullible girls playing "dress-up" in masculine drag.
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.The label is very casual, though, as these types of fan media are more accurately described as posters.^ Though these were pin-ups then, they could hardly be counted as porn now, any more than classical roman art.
  • Vintage Pin-up Girls Posters and Art | The Art of Manliness 2 February 2010 16:45 UTC artofmanliness.com [Source type: General]

^ This Sweater is very hard to find, and I'm not sure if Lucky 13 is making too many more of these, so get it while you can!
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