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Thursday, January 21, 2021

From the Sublime to the Ridiculous - Early 20th Century Men via Larry K.


The always helpful Larry K. now has his own blog at https://unashamedmale.blogspot.com/ ,
but he continues to generously help me with photo contributions.  Today we look at some early 20th Century photos that are quite diverse, and the first shows a man displaying his fists prominently.  Disclosure:  I removed yellowing and increased contrast for a clearer image.


 

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  1. He looks like he is trying to emulate a classical statue.

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  2. Position assez curieuse qu'a ce modèle... Je pense qu'il n'a pas remarqué que son partenaire était retourné au vestiaire Lol
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    Quite curious position this model has ... I think he did not notice that his partner had returned to the locker room Lol

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  3. Magical. Sometime around 1900 this pale young man, I'm guessing already an art model, volunteered for this photograph. Lovely..

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    1. I find it a good photo, too, and maybe part of the charm is wondering about exactly what he was pretending to do.

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    2. I think it is just a tension/stretch pose. As usual with these a strong sense of affinity across the years.

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    3. I'd love to see more of him.

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