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Trying to identify the subject in this original Life Magazine 1949 Lisa Larsen photograph (Grace Kelly???)

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    Posted 2 years ago

    Bldr40
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    This photograph is an original from Lisa Larsen with Life magazine taken in 1949. I believe it may be grace Kelly, but I cannot be sure. The blurred background also makes it difficult to tell whether it is a New York street setting. I obtained the photo in a prominent Kansas City suburb many years ago, and on magnifyed inspection, I believe the coat label which is visible says John Taylor's, which was a high end Dry goods and custom clothier in Kansas City which was taken over by Macy's in 1947

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    1. TexasJack TexasJack, 2 years ago
      sweet ..
    2. kwqd kwqd, 2 years ago
      Her teeth are very similar to Grace Kelly's. Tough angle, though. Can't guess one way or the other... Gut reaction is "no".
    3. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 years ago
      Doesn't look a bit like Grace Kelly !~
    4. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 2 years ago
      How about this, Grace, having appeared on the cover of LIFE magazine a total of four times from 1954 - 1961, she first appeared on April 26, 1954
      These are cover photos, but don't know if she was photographed in the Magazine before that! :^D Good Luck, and Stay Well! :^)
    5. billretirecoll billretirecoll, 2 years ago
      Here's a Pinterest Post that has many photos of Grace Kelly:

      https://www.pinterest.com/pin/435582595187004427/?d=t&mt=login

      The top one is by Lisa Larsen, but I think you can believe Phil, he's the Man! :^D
    6. Bldr40, 2 years ago
      Thank you to all, Pretty well clarifies it is not GK. I may look to identify the city scene although blurred. It may well be from Kansas City and not New York. Perhaps they had K C featured in an issue around that date. As I stated I believe the jacket label states John Taylor's which was an upscale clothier in K C up until 1947.
    7. yougottahavestuff yougottahavestuff, 2 years ago
      Tongue and Cheek!!! Maybe it's Kelly Grace??? Just having fun!!! Great Photo!!!
      Stuff

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