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Friday, December 13, 2019



The May 23, 1938 issue of LIFE Magazine featured a nun in a life drawing class,
or at least that's what my source says.  I haven't verified it, but would LIFE publish this?

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  1. Not sure if LIFE would publish the photo or not. But, the model is not nude - there are straps across his butt cheeks - perhaps a jock strap or an early dance strap?

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    1. Definitely a jockstrap. Several types similar to this were in common use at the time.

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  2. La pauvre soeur a du en passer des nuits blanches après avoir vu le fruit du péché si près d'elle LOL
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    The poor sister must have slept sleepless nights after seeing the fruit of sin so close to her LOL

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  3. This image is from the Life magazine issue stated, an article about the Chicago Institute of Art. And the article of clothing could be a normal athletic supporter with the leg straps going between the cheeks.

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  4. You can see this in context, with more pictures, at
    https://books.google.com/books?id=1koEAAAAMBAJ&lpg=PP1&pg=PA41#v=onepage&q&f=false

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