This gallery contains the covers, contents pages and plates of the David Wright Portfolio that reprinted 16 of the pinups in a special presentation. It also contains a few example calendar pages that were made from Wright’s pinups.  

For the images of the plates here we have used the images from the Daily Sketch as they were originally printed. The actual plates in the portfolio are on slightly larger paper, about 9.25 x 13.25 inches, and the image areas are the same as originally printed in the Daily Sketch.  

 The plates in the portfolio and the dates of their original publication are as follows:

  • W.A.A.F in Mufti – Daily Sketch 9/10/1941
  • Lush Bint – Daily Sketch 11/5/1941
  • Utility Suit – 4/22/1942
  • Off with the Old, On with the New! – 4/30/1941
  • Watch Your Step – 9/23/1942
  • Kit Inspection – 4/8/1942
  • Show a Leg – 11/18/1842
  • Ray of Sunshine – 5/6/1942
  • Splicing the Main Brace – 12/2/1942
  • H. E. – 9/9/1942
  • Taking Cover – 7/30/1941
  • Brown Sugar – 12/17/1941
  • The Tops – 6/17/1942
  • One Must Get Some Sleep Sometime – 1/29/1941
  • Revving Up – 5/5/1943
  • A Peach of a Take-Off – 3/10/1943
Portfolio Front and Back Covers

Front Cover

Inside Front Cover

Inside Back Cover

Back Cover
 
Portfolio Plates

Portfolio Plate 1

Portfolio Plate 2

Portfolio Plate 3

Portfolio Plate 4

Portfolio Plate 5

Portfolio Plate 6

Portfolio Plate 7

Portfolio Plate 8

Portfolio Plate 9

Portfolio Plate 10

Portfolio Plate 11

Portfolio Plate 12

Portfolio Plate 13

Portfolio Plate 14

Portfolio Plate 15

Portfolio Plate 16
 
Calendar

September 1948

July 1950

October 1950

December 1950

April 1951