Tag Archives: Lisette Model

“There must be something going on down there too…”

Lisette Model (1901-1983), Running Legs, New York, 1940-41 (119.1993) Lisette Model (1901-1983), Running Legs, New York, 1940-41 (83.1993) Lisette Model (1901-1983), Running Legs, New York, 1940-41 (96.1993) Lisette Model (1901-1983), Running Legs, New York, 1940-41 (97.1993) Lisette Model (1901-1983), Running … Continue reading

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“The Most Extraordinary Singers and Music” – Lisette Model at Sammy’s Bowery Follies

Lisette Model (1901-1983), Singer [Mabel Sidney] at Sammy’s Bar, ca. 1940, (20.1993) Mabel Sidney at Sammy’s, ca. 1955 Lisette Model (1901-1983), Singer at Sammy’s, New York, ca. 1940 (49.1993) Lisette Model speaking, at ICP on November 17, 1977, about Sammy’s … Continue reading

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Strangeness and the ordinary

Toby Old,  Hooker’s Ball, Copacabana, NYC, 1976 (274.1995) Toby Old,  Xenon Disco, NYC, 1978 (69.1995) Toby Old,  Body-building Championship, Syracuse, NY, 1980 (64.1995) Toby Old,  FDR Psychiatric Hospital, Montrose, NY, 1988 (76.1995) Toby Old,  FDR Psychiatric Hospital, Montrose, NY, 1989 … Continue reading

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I love animals!

Frank Wendt, Mascot, the Talking Horse, Trained by Prof. H.S. Maguire, ca. 1900 (2011.47.93) Lisette Model, Promenade des Anglais, 1937 (79.1993) Weegee, [L. McAfee holding Cheetah during the filming of Tarzan’s Peril, Hollywood], ca. 1951 (18710.1993) Weegee, Village Type, ca. … Continue reading

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Bundle Up in Hat and Gloves

Let’s face it–it’s cold out there… But you can still stay fashionable in a debonair hat. Lisette Model, Pedestrian, New York, ca. 1945 (31.1993) Even silent-film star Gloria Swanson knows how to keep warm in the New York City cold. … Continue reading

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“Darling, the legs aren’t so beautiful, I just know what to do with them.”

Hennig & Manko, [Legs], ca. 1950 (2012.67.1) Wendy Ewald, Elvert’s sister’s legs, 1982 (3792.1992) Hans Bellmer, La Poupée, 1935 (205.1987) Lisette Model, Reflection, New York, 1940 (122.1993) Weegee, [Three-legged woman at bar], 1950s (6561.1993)

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[Groups of men dressed in women’s clothing, 1940s and 50s]

Lisette Model, Albert-Alberta, New York, 1940 Mickey Pallas, Female Impersonator Applying Make-Up, 1955 Mickey Pallas, Female Impersonator’s Grand Entrance, Chicago, 1955 Weegee, “Johnnie” Carbonele 2nd Prize Winner, ca. 1948 Bill Wood, [Group of men, dressed in women’s clothing], 1950s

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