If the image of Michelle Williams on the cover of this month’s Vogue whet your appetite for Marilyn pics, these photos should help. They were taken by photographer John Vachon for LOOK magazine in the early 1950’s, when Vachon was sent to cover several movies that were being filmed in Canada.

A few of his photos were used in the magazine, but the rest were shelved for about 60 years. They were published in a recent book called “Marilyn: August 1953.” Here are some of our faves:

[via HuffPo]

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