We love Elizabeth Taylor for her philanthropy as much as we do her timeless style, and we know we're not alone in that regard. A selection of the images is exclusively shown below, and if you find yourself in London, you can see these candid photos and more in person at the Getty Images Gallery through November 7. Taylor looks pensive while sitting at her table at the Oscars, where she presented Walt Disney with two of the four trophies he won that evening. Taylor tends to her daughter Liza Todd Burton as she has her hair combed by a hairdresser on the set of 's Becket. Liza's father is Taylor's third husband, producer Mike Todd, who died in a plane crash in Subsequent husband Richard Burton later adopted her. Taylor married her fifth husband, Richard Burton, twice.
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The striking black and white photo shows her topless. Taylor was 24 at the time and considered one of the most beautiful women in the world. Life-long friend Roddy McDowall, an actor and amateur photographer, convinced her to sit for the photo in
Elizabeth Taylor was basically always a goddess—and we get to see even more of the late icon in new, rare photos that will be on display as part of the exhibition "Grit and Glamour" at the Getty Images Gallery in London. From hanging out with James Dean on set to laughing with husband Richard Burton, take a peek at some of these historic moments. She's wearing the Taylor-Burton diamond.