Pierre Molinier (1900 – 1976)

Pierre Molinier (1900 – 1976) is most known for his transvestite and fetish self portraits. He began his career by painting landscapes until his work soon turned towards a fetishistic eroticism. Molinier began to take photographs at the age of 18. As listed in his birth record, he was married to Andrea Lafaye, on July... Continue Reading →

Shoes & Boots

Shoe fetishism is the attribution of attractive sexual qualities to shoes or other footwear as a matter of sexual preference, psychosexual disorder, and an alternative or complement to a relationship with a partner. It has also been known as retifism, after the French novelist Nicolas-Edme Rétif (1734–1806), also known as Rétif de la Bretonne. Individuals... Continue Reading →

Doree (unknown)

Doree was one of John Willie's bondage models during 1958/1959 in Los Angeles in Willie’s house in West Hollywood. It is believed Doree was a secretary at an aircraft factory who also worked for Willie in the evenings helping out with his photography sales. She appeared in a group of sets at that time and then appeared... Continue Reading →

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... Continue Reading →

Charles Guyette (unknown)

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... Continue Reading →

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