The Tragic History of Audrey Munson, the Most Visible Woman You've Never Heard Of

Known as "Miss Manhattan" in the early 20th Century, model Audrey Munson has a face you have seen hundreds of times, though you have probably never heard of her. She is the face on hundreds of public sculptures around the City, a model, an actress, and was the first woman to ever appear nude in a motion picture.

Unfortunately her story has a tragic ending, as explained in this short profile from filmmaker Roberto Serrini.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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