Nancy Roberts – Just a Sun Hat For Shade! (1959)

I try to keep the posts and images on this site relevant to the area I’m interested in around Harrison Marks, Russell Gay and their publications, but sometimes I get sent or find shots that push those boundaries. I try and find links between the models and photographers or locations, but sometimes a shot or model doesn’t fall into those categories, but is too good not to post. I also have a number of favourite 1970’s models that don’t meet the same criteria and in the past I have posted shots of them on my other blog over on ‘Daysgonebyporn‘, but keeping several sites going takes time and effort of which I’m finding I have less and less.

Therefore I’m going to push the boundaries of what I post on this site (which is by far the most popular) and if you indulge me post a few none related posts and models. The vast majority will still be related to the main topic on the site, but you can expect the odd unrelated model or image going forward, for which I make no apology 🙂 Most of the shots will still be originals and of the quality you would expect, just more variety.

A good example is the shot above. A stunning shot of Nancy Roberts posing on a beach with only a sun hat for shade. It comes from a photographic glass plate and was taken in September, 1959 at the beach near Sheplegh Court, Devon and the accompanying notes put Nancy at 20 years old in the shot. What a body and what a smile and thankfully I have several others of Nancy at the beach to share along with this 🙂

Enjoy the very enjoyable diversion and let me know what you think about expanding the scope of the site a little?

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  1. I am certain that this woman went on to be on, I think a TV game show.
    Anybody correct me, or advise what the show was called ?

  2. latest couple from the seller only 3 are in focus and getting glass negs through the mail – > shudder < nice ones though – yes it is a full time job with little recompense havinga couple of sites – big images all knocked off onto others blogs – without any leave or thank you – that is the most annoying bit.

    • Yes Kevin saw the new lot, but not gone for them and thanks for the support about the sites and yes time consuming and little reward! Thank god I still enjoy it and like doing it for myself 🙂


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