Page last updated at 12:28 GMT, Friday, 13 June 2008 13:28 UK

In pictures: Vanity Fair portraits

Cary Grant (courtesy Condé Nast archive)

A touring exhibition featuring 150 photographs from the two eras of Vanity Fair has arrived in Scotland. This image of Cary Grant by George Hoyningen-Huene was published in 1934

Julia Roberts (courtesy Herb Ritts Foundation)

The publication ceased trading in 1936 but was revived in 1983. Julia Roberts, by Herb Ritts, was published in 1993

Liza Minnelli (courtesy Mary Ellen Mark)

The touring exhibition has reached the Scottish National Galleries. Liza Minnelli, by Mary Ellen Mark, was published in 2002

Douglas Fairbanks Jr/Joan Crawford (courtesy Condé Nast archive)

Douglas Fairbanks Jr. and Joan Crawford, taken in Santa Monica by Nickolas Muray, published 1929

Jesse Owens (courtesy Condé Nast archive)

Vanity Fair became known for its artistic photography. Jesse Owens, by Lusha Nelson, was published in 1935

Helen Mirren (courtesy Snowdon)

That style was continued when the magazine was revived. Actress Helen Mirren, by Lord Snowdon, was published in 1995



SEE ALSO
Vanity Fair portraits go on show
13 Jun 08 |  Edinburgh, East and Fife


FEATURES, VIEWS, ANALYSIS
Has China's housing bubble burst?
How the world's oldest clove tree defied an empire
Why Royal Ballet principal Sergei Polunin quit

BBC iD

Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific