June Russell – Femme Cover (1958)

Crushing corsets it’s June Russell on the cover of the Harrison Marks publication Femme. The first issue of Femme appeared in the summer of 1958 It had a Harrison Marks’ photograph of June Russell on the cover but it featured photographs ‘from Britain, America and the Continent’ of nude and semi-nude female models by other photographers as well as GHM himself. The 1958 edition had no issue number and may have been a one-off, but another issue appeared some time later. From this issue ‘Femme’ reverted to the tried and tested 7″x 5″ pocketbook size and appeared as The New Femme No.1.

Stunning shot of June Russell in white corset, pink frilly knickers and fishnets and the floral wallpaper makes an appearance in many of GHM’s early shots.

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Femme Magazine Covers

The first issue of Femme appeared in the summer of 1958 It had a Harrison Marks’ photograph of June Russell on the cover but it featured photographs ‘from Britain, America and the Continent’ of nude and semi-nude female models by other photographers as well as HM himself.
The 1958 edition had no issue number and may have been a one-off, but another issue appeared some time later. From this issue ‘Femme’ reverted to the tried and tested 7″x 5″ pocketbook size and appeared as The New Femme No.1 presenting the work of Harrison Marks, Belorgey and Roland Carre with a Harrison Marks’ image of the very well endowed Miss Paula Page on the front cover.

There were 11 issues in total with the final issue published in mid-1968 and containing only the work of Harrison Marks. *

Femme 1958 
(June Russell)

Femme No.1 Alternate Cover 
(Pamela Green)

Femme No.1 (Paula Page)

Femme No.2 (Pamela Green)

Femme No.3 (Rita Landre)

Femme No.4 (Pamela Green)

Femme No.5 (June Palmer)

Femme No.6 (Tina Graham)

Femme No.7 (Vivenne Warren)

Femme N0.8 (Pamela Green)

Femme No.9 (Cleo Simmons)

Femme No.10 (Nicky Stevens)

Femme No.11 (Gerry Brown)

* Text Taken & Altered From The Official Harrison Marks Website