A Mad Men State of Mind
Who is Don Draper?
That has yet to be revealed.
But there’s no mystery
as to the time, place and era
when Mad Men ruled.
A wonderfully curated
NEW YORK CITY—Manhattan and St. Patrick’s Cathedral’s steeples, 1962.
NEW YORK CITY—The McCann Erickson Agency on Madison Avenue, 1959.
DEARBORN, Mich.—During the filming of an advertisement for the Ford Motor Company, 1959.
NEW YORK CITY—David Ogilvy at an awards dinner at the Hotel Roosevelt, 1965.
LONDON—Baker Street Underground station, 1959.
HOLLYWOOD, Calif.—Marilyn Monroe resting between takes during a photographic studio session for the making of the film The Misfits, 1960.
NEW YORK CITY—Grey Group Advertising, 1959.
NEW YORK CITY—Mrs. O. Kaletsch promenades her miniature poodle in the upper residential area of Fifth Avenue, 1958.
NEW YORK CITY—The Forum restaurant, 1962.
NEW YORK CITY—A woman reading on the subway, 1957.
NEW YORK CITY—A back table at The Five Spot. From left to right: sculptor David Smith, painter Helen Frankenthaler (back to camera), art guru Frank O’Hara, painter Larry Rivers, painter Grace Harrington, unidentified man, sculptor Anita Huffington, and poet Kenneth Koch, 1957.
A brainstorming session at BBDO advertising agency, late 1950s.
NEW YORK CITY—Bankers Trust, 1960.
NEW YORK CITY—An office party, 1966.
FORT WORTH, Texas—1963.
UNITED STATES—Grey Advertising, 1959.
NEW YORK CITY—A literary cocktail party at George Plimpton’s Upper East Side apartment. Plimpton is seated at left with literary agent Maggie Abbott next to him. At top, left to right: Jonathan Miller, Gore Vidal, Ricky Leacock, Robert Laskey, and Paul Heller. In background, left to right: Ralph Ellison and Peter Matthiessen. Center: Walter Bernstein (seated on couch with back to camera), Sydney Lumet (behind Bernstein to right), Mario Puzo (leaning against mirror), Jack Richardson (tall man, front, right foreground), Arthur Kopit (foreground, right), Frank Perry (left of Kopit), Eleanor Perry (left of Frank), Arthur Penn (obscured behind Eleanor), and Truman Capote (center on couch), 1963.
Photos (Top): SÃO PAULO, Brazil—1960.
(Bottom): LOS ANGELES—1959.