Aug 18, 2022 - Sale 2613

Sale 2613 - Lot 170

Price Realized: $ 2,080
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500


An album of approximately 115 photographs of "rent boys" posing and performing for an amateur photographer.
With photographs of about 20 male hustlers in domestic interiors (as well as one set taken outdoors), often nude and some engaged in foreplay. Many of the photographs are interspersed with typed diary-like narratives before each subject, detailing the interaction, including the subject's name or alias, and some describing the subject's original advertisement. Polaroids (4) and chromogenic prints, the Polaroid images measuring 79 mm; 3 1/8 inches square, the chromogenic prints approximately 89x114 mm; 3 1/2x4 1/2 inches, some slightly larger, and the reverse, one or two photographs per sheet. 4to, brown leatherette cover, twin-bolt binding, detached at the top. 1970s.