p2173 - €1800 -
Rare Collection Of 41 Antique Western Erotic Photographs - c.1920
– Nun And Priest...etc.
Set of 41
original antique Western erotic b&w photographs with a great
variety of intimate encounters of several protagonists. Date:
c.1920s. Size each (approx.): 2,36" x 3,54" ( 6 x 9cm
Near fine condition, minor
marks and flaws only.
Wonderful collection of erotic photo’s featuring numerous couples
engaged in the act of love including nuns and priests, females using
dildo’s, threesomes, interracial couples, orgies...etc.
Unique opportunity for the serious
erotica collector to obtain a rare and large collection of photo’s
early 20th Century!
The nude is and always has been one
of the most popular subjects for photography. No one knows exactly
when the first nude photographs were taken, but they seem to have
first turned up in Paris around 1845 at opticians, instrument makers
and art dealers (*). The content of these images ranged widely, from
nudes seen altogether decently from the back, in the manner of
classical ‘academy figures’,all the way through to brazen
displays of genitalia, from sex between lesbians to heterosexual
By far the greater proportion of the
pictures was produced by men, for men. Thus they are representative
of the general masculine imagination, or at least what the
photographers assumed that to be. To appeal to that male audience,
many pictures were taken which portray fellatio. Lesbian activity
features less than it would today, but male homosexual imagery is as
explicit as it would be now, even though male homosexual acts were
considered criminal at the time. Of course, the most popular subject
of all is heterosexual intercourse in all its myriad configurations.
For the photographer who could capture such scenes, there was then,
as there is today, considerable money to be made....
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