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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • CARNAVAL EN LA HABANA, 1941

The Nubile Savage: 1900

The Nubile Savage: 1900

Circa 1900. "Model, hair down." First seen on these pages as Thisbe and then Amorita. 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Co. View full size.

 

But she's got those ... stubby fingers

Like your stubby-fingered love for me. ♫ ♪ ♫

I can hear her thinking

Calgon, take me away!

So where are the shots of this lass

that they sold to the French postcard company?

1970 style hair in 1900

"Oh Lord, won'tcha buy me, a Mer-saay-deez-Benz!"

The real thing

Well said, ypiranga. I'm probably showing my age but I appreciate a natural woman.

Just beautiful

So, after three glimpses of this lovely woman ... do we know her name?

[Unfortunately no. - Dave]

Amen

Patti Smith & Frida Kahlo covet this. Actually, so do I. What spirit!

She most definitely

Looks a lot more attractive and feminine than today's botox enhanced, face stretched, bad hair, so called women.

Drag me through the jungle

and deliver me to the savages.

A Real Woman

Too bad models of that day didn't dress like today's models. That lady has all it takes.

Re: I think not

Evidently.

I think not

She is so male.

Dynamo Humm

She reminds me of an old Frank Zappa song. The perspiration on her upper lip area in particular.

Have a seat over there ...

Is this a sting operation for Dateline NBC?

My Verdict?

Blatant pandering.

Those Lips

are killing me! WOW. Eat your heart out, Octomom. Nothing fake here, folks. She's the real deal!

I looked up "nubile" in the dictionery

and strangely the definition wasn't "dragged through a hedge backwards" ...

A moment before

"I'll be down in a minute Mom, my hands are full right now!"

"Nubile Savage"

Nubile? I'll say!
Savage? Well, I wouldn't mind looking into that.

Must have been humid every day back then.

When I invent my time machine, I'm going to make a fortune selling conditioner!

Pray thee, kind sir

... might you direct a poor lass to the nearest electrolysis parlor?

 
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