In The Times’ photo studio, photographers set up lights for a group portrait to publicize an upcoming fashion show. Bruce Cox, left, had the studio photo assignment. In 1957, Times photographers were using 4-by-5-inch film for most of their work.
The final result was an image that appeared in the Sept. 20, 1957, Los Angeles Times — reproduced below with its original caption below. It accompanied a short article publicizing a fashion show, set for Oct. 1.