Photography was a quick and easy means to satisfy the pressures of monthly deadlines. Im the best thing that ever happened to you, just treat me right. One of the most popular early pin-up girls was Betty Grable. This page was last edited on 14 Decemberat Beginning in the early nineteenth century, pin-up modeling had "theatrical origins",  burlesque performers and actresses sometimes used photographic advertisement as business cards to advertise shows. The move towards commercialization was well under way.
For other uses, see Pin-up disambiguation.
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The New York Times. Prior to World War II they were praised for their beauty and less focus was on their sexuality. Views Read Edit View history. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. You Are Leaving Pornhub. Being recognized not only within the theater itself but also outside challenged the conventions of women's place and women's potential in the public sphere.