Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Article in Smithsonian Magazine about Ruth Orkin's Famous Photograph "American Girl in Italy"

"An Image of Innocence Abroad

Neither photographer Ruth Orkin nor her subject Jinx Allen realized the stir the collaboration would make

After spending a madcap day in Florence 60 years ago, Ruth Orkin, an American photographer, jotted in her diary: “Shot Jinx in morn in color—at Arno & Piazza Signoria, then got idea for pic story...." - By David Schonauer, Smithsonian

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