A Cool Southern Breeze! (1967)

Lee Southern (Sothern) cooling off in the sea on the cover of Health & Efficiency (June 1967). Nothing risqué about this cover, but Lee looks sexy and cool at the same time in her blue bikini as she takes a splash in the sea. Taken at a beach close to Sheplegh Court in Devon, which was a popular haunt of editor Leslie Bainbridge.

Lee Southern – Sunhat & Straw! (Original)

Lee Sothern (Southern) or Grace Jackson wearing just a sunhat as she poses with a piece of straw in the grounds of Sheplegh Court. Scanned from a glass photographic plate and taken in 1960 when she was apparently 24!

Lee Southern – Blonde on a Bed! (Original)

From a set of photographic glass plates, Lee Southern (Grace Jackson) posing on the bed in white negligee and platinum blonde wig. I have 5 shots from this set of Lee and all very tastefully done with her posing on the bed in various positions with the odd bit of cleavage showing 🙂

Lee Southern – Poolside Poses (Originals)

Three more silver gelatin prints of Lee Sothern (Southern) from photographic glass plates. These were again taken poolside at Sheplegh Court down in South Devon in the 1960’s, although in this shoot the pool seems to be empty in these, so maybe a later date than the shot I posted here?

Three great poses by Lee and after a bit of detective work I’ve identified the photographer as  Leslie L. Bainbridge, editor of H&E (Health & Efficiency) magazine and then Girl Illustated.

Lee Southern – At One with Nature! (Original)

Another shot of Lee Southern/Sothern (Grace Jackson) taken on a photographic glass plate in 1960. The location of this one seems to be in the grounds of Sheplegh Court in Devon, as I have other shots of her showing more of the grounds. This set has Lee posing in a more natural state as we get a clear view of her thick dark bush in this shot as she poses out and about. I also love the matching leopardskin scarf and shawl that doubles up as a rug for her to pose on!