Charles Guyette

Charles Guyette remains a mysterious and elusive figure as published details about his life are scattered, incomplete, and sometimes contradictory. In or around 1930 he and his brother opened a store in New York (at 116 E. 11th Street) selling theatrical costumes and burlesque supplies. The store had an extensive collection of exotic and unusual clothing, lingerie, shoes, and accessories used by strip-tease performers. This … Continue reading Charles Guyette

Maid

The maid is perhaps one of the most popular figures in erotic literature and photography, pornographic films, and spanking fetish videos. Many of the earliest known corporal punishment photographs from the 19th century, as well as the first fetish films of the 1930s, show maids being spanked, whipped, and birched by their master or mistress. There are also a number of novels and storytelling photo-sets … Continue reading Maid