Applying film makeup, 1934.


Applying film makeup, 1934.
3 2 c m
actual image size: 32cm x 24cm


A photograph of a technician applying spray makeup before filming, taken by Tomlin for the Daily Herald newspaper on 23 May, 1934. These women are being sprayed with fake tan by a technician using an airbrush - this method providing even application and a more natural appearance. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.

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© Daily Herald Archive / National Science & Media Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

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