Marva Trotter’s Timeless Beauty (Photographs)

 A smiling, Marva Trotter "the most beautiful woman in Harlem" steps into her Duesenberg in Harlem, 1940's.

If ever there were a real-life Cleopatra—a woman whose beauty could knockout champions, or launch a thousand ships—it was Marva Trotter dubbed “the most beautiful woman in Harlem”. From her sporty single 40s pin-up days to her sultry, late-50s sophisticated partner to Joe “Bronze Bomber” Louis, a short survey of Trotter-Louis’s iconically beautiful portraits.

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