The standard of beauty which itself was different back then of course played a secondary role to the simple and forbidden thrill of viewing these images in which people were having sex. Fields, Ed Wynn, and Will Rogers, to name just a few. Unlike the naughty yet artsy postcards and academies, these photos make no excuses. Vintage postcards like these blur the lines between painting and photography — the original photograph embellished by ink and charcoal, then later tinted by watercolors. Gilhousen Golora.
Auguste Belloc Reclining nude. Womanbymarkfromcorset back.