Tag: Glamour

Charles Gates Sheldon (1889 – 1960)

Charles Sheldon (1889 – 1960) was born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1889 Sheldon was pioneer in commercial fetish photography. It took me some time to put together collections with the various subjects he photographed, now the collection is finished (as far as possible) it gives an overview of the visions Sheldon shared on fetishes like

Charles Reutlinger (1819 – 1881)

Charles Reutlinger (1819 – 1881) was, born as Carl Reutlinger. was one of the very first photographers. He photographed many of the best-known artists, scientists, musicians and writers of his time. This elite group of photographers had studios on the boulevards à.la.mode, with photographs featured in the most prestigious newspapers and magazines, included the first

Olga Spolarics (1896 – 1969)

Olga Solaris (1896-1969) together with her husband Adjoran Wlassics (1893-1946) started their photo studio (Manassé Studio) in 1920, shortly after they got married. They used retouching techniques to create surreal and noir images. This special atmosphere does apply perfectly in terms of fetish related photos, built together in a special collection one could almost conclude

Dora Kalmus (1881 – 1963)

Dora Kallmus (1881 – 1963) aka Madame D’Ora was an Austrian Jewish photographer. “Madame d’Ora’s vibrant portraits of twentieth-century artists and intellectuals remain important testaments to European cultural life at the turn of the century and beyond. Not only did her high quality photographs of well-known figures such as Josephine Baker (1906–1975), Karl Kraus (1874–1936),

Jean Agelou (1878 – 1921)

Jean was born in 1878 in Alexandria (Egypt) and died in 1921 in Gien (Loiret) Jean’s business was started with selling stereoviews and soon he evolved to selling postcards, which was a great moment for him to step into since postcards were becoming very popular, especially nude photographs. He worked together with his brother Georges

Lingerie

Most known was Diana Slip Lingerie, photographers like Brassaï, Jean Moral, Roger Schall and Jacques and Charles Biederer photographed for this company. It is also believed Yva Richard (together with his wife Nativa Richard) founded the magazine La Lingerie Moderne, which later could perhaps be sold to Leon Vidal (the owner of Diana Slip Lingerie)