Monthly Archive: August 2009

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One of Her Favorite Games

At first I thought that the artist might have been employing sarcasm with this caption. But then I thought, what woman doesn’t live to wait on her man hand and foot?

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To Ask a Blessing

This hula dancer is far more lovely than any pinup, but Michelle’s comments from Honolulu have led my wife to conclude that I am developing an unsavory reputation.

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The Temple of Venus

Finnish artist Albert Edelfelt produced this piece two years before his death at the age of 51. Clearly, his appreciation of the female form never waned.

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A Stiff Breeze

My grandmother used to hang out clothes to dry in the wintertime, but never quite got results like this.

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Turkish Bath, NYC, 1904

Most of the Byron Collection photos are documentary in nature, but this one’s a bit odd. Correct me if I’m wrong, but the man in this picture is a woman with a false mustache.