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Marilyn Monroe in Korea: Newly Discovered Photographs by David Geary

Spring 1998 – January 1999

Museum: Portrait Gallery

In February 1954, Marilyn Monroe and Joe DiMaggio were newlyweds, on a trip in Japan, when the bride took a detour to Korea to entertain the troops. She performed ten shows in four days. Hospitalman 2nd class David Geary, a navy medic, brought his new Argus camera to one of the concerts and created several memorable portraits of the Hollywood star.

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