Miss Sweden Anita Ekberg Making Faces (1951)

027-lisa-larsen-theredlist

Lisa Larsen, Portrait of Anita Ekberg, 1951 via

01-anita-ekberg

Lisa Larsen, Portrait of Anita Ekberg, 1951 via

045-lisa-larsen-theredlist

Lisa Larsen, Portrait of Anita Ekberg, Miss Sweden, 1951 via

Advertisements

Grace Kelly in New York before she embarked for Monaco (1956)

005-lisa-larsen-theredlist

Grace Kelly. Date: March 1956. Photographer: Lisa Larsen via

073-grace-kelly-theredlist

Grace Kelly. Date: March 1956. Photographer: Lisa Larsen via

006-lisa-larsen-theredlist

Grace Kelly. Date: March 1956. Photographer: Lisa Larsen via

071-grace-kelly-theredlist

Grace Kelly. Date: March 1956. Photographer: Lisa Larsen via

072-grace-kelly-theredlist

Grace Kelly. Date: March 1956. Photographer: Lisa Larsen via

035-lisa-larsen-theredlist

Grace Kelly. Date: March 1956. Photographer: Lisa Larsen via

Wedding of Jackie Bouvier & John F. Kennedy by Lisa Larsen (1953)

Lisa Larsen (1925-1959) was one of LIFE’s poioneering female photojournalists. Born in Germany, she moved to the United States as a teenager. She started out as a picture file clerk at Black Star, but soon became a freelance photographer for many publications, including Vogue, The New York Times, Parade, Glamour, Charm, Holiday, and LIFE.

After 1948, the bulk of Larsen’s photojournalism was contract work for LIFE. In the beginning of her career at the influential magazine, she was assigned mainly entertainment and fashion stories, such as photographing the Vanderbilts, Kennedys, Bing Crosby, and the Duke of Windsor as well as the Greenbriar Hotel (source).

Bouvier and Kennedy were married on September 12, 1953, at St. Mary’s Church in Newport, Rhode Island, in a Mass celebrated by Boston’s Archbishop Richard Cushing. The wedding was considered the social event of the season with an estimated 700 guests at the ceremony and 1,200 at the reception that followed at Hammersmith Farm. The wedding dress, now housed in the Kennedy Library in Boston, Massachusetts, and the dresses of her attendants were created by designer Ann Lowe of New York City.

014-lisa-larsen-theredlist

Lisa Larsen, Wedding of Jackie Bouvier & John F. Kennedy, September 1953 via

021-jackie-and-john-fitzgerald-kennedy-theredlist

Lisa Larsen, Wedding of Jackie Bouvier & John F. Kennedy, September 1953 via

013-lisa-larsen-theredlist

Lisa Larsen, Wedding of Jackie Bouvier & John F. Kennedy, September 1953 via

012-lisa-larsen-theredlist

Lisa Larsen, John and Jacqueline Kennedy at Their Wedding Reception, September 1953 via