Thursday, July 09, 2009

Whole lotta Rosie

This wartime poster of Rosie the Riveter is one of the all time classic advertising images.

The inspiration for this was a hard working woman called Rosalie Kunert. Sadly Rosie as she came to be known passed away this week at the age of 86.

Yet for all the talk of Rosie the Riveter, that isn't the real Rosie in the poster! It's a model by the name of Geraldine Doyle.

You can read all about Rosie here.

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