Sunday, June 30, 2013

Richard Dubois Photographed by the Athletic Model Guild

The Athletic Model Guild took this photograph of Richard Dubois posing in the Hollywood mansion featured in Sunset Boulevard.

Keith Stephan Photographed by Bruce of Los Angeles

Bruce of Los Angeles took this photograph of massive Keith Stephan.

Eugen Sandow Photographed by Napoleon Sarony

In 1893, Napoleon Sarony took this photograph of Eugen Sandow.

When you jump to this post on the blog, you can read about Sandow's pivotal role in the sport of bodybuilding and the birth of beefcake: the widespread popularity of viewing male beauty purely for the pleasure of it.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Max Unger Photographed by Napoleon Sarony

Around 1895, Napoleon Sarony took this photograph of strongman Max Unger, who performed under the name Lionel Strongfort.