Monday, 4 June 2012

This is a great photo of model Maggi Eckardt in houndstooth coat by Ben Zuckerman. The photo was taken by Art Kane and published in Queen magazine 1962.
Maggi Eckardt was a top model in the 1960s. She was from Australia and was the second wife of Australian advertising and broadcasting entrepreneur John Singleton.
Art Kane was a visionary photographer born in 1925. He was best known for his photographs of musicians including Bob Dylan and The Rolling Stones. He died in 1995.
Queen magazine was a British publication started in 1861 which focused on British 'high society'. In 1968 the magazine was sold to Harper's Bazaar, where it became Harper & Queen, until 1970 when it was incorporated into Harper's Bazaar.

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