Josephine Baker (1906-1975)

Julian Mandel was one of the many photographers who captured Josephine Baker (1906-1975)I will try to create a seperate post for her some other time.

The Little Cherub

When finding a photo of Miss Gabrielle Ray holding a whip I could not resist sharing it on a different platform due to her appearance as Dominatrix. Then some time later I found a different photo with a same vibe, but different model. I totally forgot about it until someone mentioned not knowing the story…

Medeline Hurlock(1897-1989)

Madeline Hurlock (1897–1989) was a silent film actress, hailing from Federalsburg, Maryland. Hurlock appeared in many short comedies for Mack Sennett, starting as one of the Sennett Bathing Beauties in 1923, and was one of the WAMPAS Baby Stars of 1925. She was a talented comedian, also known for her incredible beauty. She appeared in…

Irina Ionesco Photo Book

Irina Ionesco is a French photographer born in Paris, France. She traveled and painted for several years before discovering photography and eventually became known for her erotic photography and most controversially for using her pre-pubescent daughter as a model.Read more here Currently you can purchase a photo book via auction.


Russian modern dancer Vikova posed for photographer Alexander Stark (from Alta Studio).I was unable so far to find information about Vikova, so please enjoy the photos. These were (to my knowledge) all taken by Stark. Nude Nude posed Nude posed II Mixed

Irina Ionesco Photobook

Cent Onze Photographies Erotiques was published in 1980 and shows some of the most burlesque and sensual photos from Irina Ionesco. This book is for sale via Auction.