Tag: women couple

Women Tango Couple Postcards by Suzanne Meunier, c1917

Ray Batchelor writes: “At the source of this image it says: “Women in various Tango postures.  A postcard set by Suzanne Meunier, around 1930.” I am going to guess at some date between 1915-1919. I can only find an image like this of the whole set online, not the individual

Shanghai Calendar Girls, late 1920s?

Ray Batchelor writes: “Taken from an article by Walter Nelson and used by him as evidence of historical same sex dancing. http://www.walternelson.com/dr/same-sex-dance No source is given by Nelson for the image so it is impossible to say which dance they are dancing. It could be tango. Andrew David Field writing

Del libro Las tanguistas Ilustraciones de Pico (pseudo) 1920s (?)

Ray Batchelor writes: “From Spanish website http://www.esto.es/tango/espanol/Ellas.htm  text by J. Alberto Mariñas. This, with other images from J. Alberto Marinas’ website is a further example of women shown dancing together – and perhaps the ‘lesbian erotica for the male-gaze’ dimension is less to the fore? Without a proper context, is

Del libro Las tanguistas Ilustraciones de Pico (pseudo) 1920s (?)

Ray Batchelor writes: “From Spanish website http://www.esto.es/tango/espanol/Ellas.htm  text by J. Alberto Mariñas. This, with other images from J. Alberto Marinas’ website is a further example of women shown dancing together – and perhaps the ‘lesbian erotica for the male-gaze’ dimension is less to the fore? Without a proper context, is

En el cabaret, by Fabius Lorenzi 1920s (?)

Ray Batchelor writes: “From Spanish website http://www.esto.es/tango/espanol/Ellas.htm  text by J. Alberto Mariñas. The artist Fabius Lorenzi (1880-1969) specialised in fashionable illustrations of a sexually adventurous, Parisian demi-monde, including – depending on how you look at them – representations of women enjoying autonomous sexual relations with men, to which this image

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