Flanderian

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These illustrations are from Esquire, June 1943 -

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Flanderian

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Continuing illustrations from Esquire, June 1943 -

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Bonus ad -

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Flanderian

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These illustrations conclude Esquire, June 1943 -

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Bonus ad -


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Flanderian

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These are the only two illustrations from Esquire, July 1943 -

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Fading Fast

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⇧ That might be Fellows' weakest effort so far - it looks as if he wasn't really trying. Heck, I like the illustration below his better and we know, when he wants to, he can put almost any other illustrator to shame.
 

eagle2250

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These are the only two illustrations from Esquire, July 1943 -

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"Nothing nude under the sun! :icon_scratch:??? Well that certainly wasn't true back in the mid 1970's on a couple of California beaches near Lompoc/Vandenberg AFB, CA. I may have been the only occupant of said beaches with even a stitch of clothing on, as I stood there in my chinos and pale blue sport shirt! Although my compadre did strip down to his "tightie-whities" in his effort to fit in, perhaps proving the wisdom of 'not ever allowing the inmates to leave the asylum! LOL. ;)
 

Flanderian

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⇧ That might be Fellows' weakest effort so far - it looks as if he wasn't really trying. Heck, I like the illustration below his better and we know, when he wants to, he can put almost any other illustrator to shame.
Agreed. Fellows' work was far less inspired as the 40's rolled on.

"Nothing nude under the sun! :icon_scratch:??? Well that certainly wasn't true back in the mid 1970's on a couple of California beaches near Lompoc/Vandenberg AFB, CA. I may have been the only occupant of said beaches with even a stitch of clothing on, as I stood there in my chinos and pale blue sport shirt! Although my compadre did strip down to his "tightie-whities" in his effort to fit in, perhaps proving the wisdom of 'not ever allowing the inmates to leave the asylum! LOL. ;)
Skinny dipping is a fine American tradition! :D

And not American alone. I can recall watching a documentary about the last Russian Czar, and in a brief clip, to both my astonishment and adolescent delight, his entire family had gone swimming sans togs. Evidently the custom then and there, and no one thought a thing.
 

Flanderian

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These illustrations are from Esquire, August 1943 -

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eagle2250

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^^
The gentleman wearing the Safari Jacket is a particularly handsome look for those of us inclined to explore in the great outdoors. ;)
 
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