THE BODACIOUS BETTIE PAGE SHOT BY NYC STREET PHOTOG PHENOM WEEGEE

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1956~ Bettie Page photographed at Headley Farm, New Jersey by WEEGEE; Discovered after WEEGEE’s widow, Wilma Wilcox, bequeathed his archive to the ICP museum in 1993. WEEGEE (Arthur Fellig) and Bettie Page were friends, for years living only three blocks apart from each other just off Times Square, NYC. There is a story that WEEGEE once climbed into a bathtub fully clothed with Bettie hoping for a better photo until she literally kicked him out.

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Bettie Page posing with gas pump in her bikini. (Headley Farm, New Jersey, c. 1956)

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WEEGEE standing over 1950s Pinup Legend, Bettie Page, in her leopard print bikini. (Headley Farm, New Jersey, c. 1956)

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WEEGEE photographs of pinup icon Bettie Page at Headley Farm, New Jersey c. 1956.

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