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Bill Noyes, 1949
Bill Noyes, 1949
Bill Noyes captured this mannequin display for a 1949 Fortune portfolio "revealing the strange world of display." However, like many of the gems we present in this gallery, Noyes' photo did not make it to print.

The accompanying article on window displays and industrial exhibits described the creations featured as "rich and varied in dramatic effect," though all designed to attract the attention of potential consumers.

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Last updated June 26 2009: 1:52 PM ET
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