Pictures from Marilyn Monroe"s first professional photoshoot go up for auction

Before she became a blonde bombshell: Pictures from Marilyn Monroe”s first professional photoshoot go up for auction

First professional photoshoot: Marilyn Monroe, then called Norma Jeane, pictured by the late Joseph Jasgur when she was 19-years-old in West Hollywood

First professional photoshoot: Marilyn Monroe, then called Norma Jeane, pictured by the late Joseph Jasgur when she was 19-years-old in West Hollywood

Up for sale: The photos, which are being sold with copyright and include many other snaps of the model, could fetch nearly a million dollars when they are sold Making waves: The young Marilyn was quickly snapped up by the industry and shot to stardom

Up for sale: The photos, which are being sold with copyright and include many other snaps of the model, could fetch nearly a million dollars when they are sold

Natural beauty: The photographs show the young hopeful in a side street in Hollywood, unrecognisable from the blonde bombshell she would become

Natural beauty: The photographs show the young hopeful in a side street in Hollywood, unrecognisable from the blonde bombshell she would become

Transformation: Marilyn after she morphed into a blonde bombshell

Transformation: Marilyn after she morphed into a blonde bombshell

Reinvented: Actress Michelle Williams plays Marilyn Monroe in the latest film adaptation of her life

Reinvented: Actress Michelle Williams plays Marilyn Monroe in the latest film adaptation of her life “My Week With Marilyn”, (pictured with actor Dougray Scott, who plays Arthur Miller in the film)