Truly living up to the title Antique Erotic, this little low-quality scrap of pornography dates back to the end of the 19th Century. I should love to see a finer copy, though even in this poorly reproduced form, it is possible to recognise both the setting and the stars : we saw them here putting a funnel to extraordinarily inventive use!

Truly living up to the title Antique Erotic, this little low-quality scrap of pornography dates back to the end of the 19th Century. I should love to see a finer copy, though even in this poorly reproduced form, it is possible to recognise both the setting and the stars : we saw them here putting a funnel to extraordinarily inventive use!

A new find from a familiar set of 19th Century pornography - clearly intended as the first in the series depicting the seduction of a well-dressed young man, as he is significantly more dressed at this point than the others I have posted thus far!

A new find from a familiar set of 19th Century pornography - clearly intended as the first in the series depicting the seduction of a well-dressed young man, as he is significantly more dressed at this point than the others I have posted thus far!

Of unknown date, this makes up one third of a rather awkward and mildly comical set of pictures - though they change position in each, the chap on the right keeps up his resigned smile to camera throughout, while the other’s attentions are ever occupied elsewhere.

Of unknown date, this makes up one third of a rather awkward and mildly comical set of pictures - though they change position in each, the chap on the right keeps up his resigned smile to camera throughout, while the other’s attentions are ever occupied elsewhere.

I am perfectly thrilled to see another shot from this Edwardian set, the diverse and delightfully dirty outdoor antics of these two gentlemen being one of the most notorious early pornographic photoshoots in existence. Undaunted by the risk of discovery, they fearlessly - perhaps recklessly - indulge their desires before the camera, and while the distribution of these pictures would have been secretive and limited in their own day, today they have become quite the stars, and how pleased they would be to know how easily and openly we may share and appreciate such steamy stuff today!

I am perfectly thrilled to see another shot from this Edwardian set, the diverse and delightfully dirty outdoor antics of these two gentlemen being one of the most notorious early pornographic photoshoots in existence. Undaunted by the risk of discovery, they fearlessly - perhaps recklessly - indulge their desires before the camera, and while the distribution of these pictures would have been secretive and limited in their own day, today they have become quite the stars, and how pleased they would be to know how easily and openly we may share and appreciate such steamy stuff today!

With his model draped in such a wanton, utterly deliciously debauched way, inviting not mere aesthetic admiration but outright lust and thoughts of satisfying deepest desires, turn-of-the-century photographer Vincenzo Galdi pushes way beyond the limits of decency in his era; abandoning all pretence of innocent artistic intentions, he creates some of the most startlingly sexual images of male nudity yet seen.

With his model draped in such a wanton, utterly deliciously debauched way, inviting not mere aesthetic admiration but outright lust and thoughts of satisfying deepest desires, turn-of-the-century photographer Vincenzo Galdi pushes way beyond the limits of decency in his era; abandoning all pretence of innocent artistic intentions, he creates some of the most startlingly sexual images of male nudity yet seen.

One of the better-known sets of early homosexual pornography, this remarkable selection of photographs documents the varied erotic exploits of a pair of very daring Frenchmen in the 1880s. Likely to have been recruited for these racy endeavours from a Parisian brothel, they show no inhibitions in performing before the camera, and indeed appear to be enjoying themselves immensely - the fellow with the magnificent moustache seeming to wear a smile every time we can see his face.

One of the better-known sets of early homosexual pornography, this remarkable selection of photographs documents the varied erotic exploits of a pair of very daring Frenchmen in the 1880s. Likely to have been recruited for these racy endeavours from a Parisian brothel, they show no inhibitions in performing before the camera, and indeed appear to be enjoying themselves immensely - the fellow with the magnificent moustache seeming to wear a smile every time we can see his face.

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And behold, there is yet more! Released from the restriction of corsets, for once we see the natural figure of our darling dark-curled model, as his partner of the unforgettably long and lovely stockinged legs concentrates his rapt attentions elsewhere!If the pencilled ‘13’ is an accurate final number in this spectacular and beloved shoot, it appears I am still missing one picture from the glorious whole, and will never stop searching for whatever lost delicious delight completes the set!

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And behold, there is yet more! Released from the restriction of corsets, for once we see the natural figure of our darling dark-curled model, as his partner of the unforgettably long and lovely stockinged legs concentrates his rapt attentions elsewhere!
If the pencilled ‘13’ is an accurate final number in this spectacular and beloved shoot, it appears I am still missing one picture from the glorious whole, and will never stop searching for whatever lost delicious delight completes the set!

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At long last, dear readers, a beautiful and, as ever, truly astounding addition to this treasured collection of genuine 19th Century pornography, this quite simply splendid photoshoot of timeless appeal and enduring eroticism! And once again, it is that charming smile which lifts this to such touching brilliance, the lovely dark-haired young man garlanded in white flowers is clearly enjoying himself immensely, as they perform acts so intimate - and in their era, incriminating - so very boldly before the camera.

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At long last, dear readers, a beautiful and, as ever, truly astounding addition to this treasured collection of genuine 19th Century pornography, this quite simply splendid photoshoot of timeless appeal and enduring eroticism! And once again, it is that charming smile which lifts this to such touching brilliance, the lovely dark-haired young man garlanded in white flowers is clearly enjoying himself immensely, as they perform acts so intimate - and in their era, incriminating - so very boldly before the camera.

We have seen this pair before, getting to grips with one another in an indoor approximation of a countryside scene, here they appear in a boudoir setting though a very similar situation! Few of these deliberately titilating vintage photographs have survived, each find is exciting indeed - all the more interesting when we can recognise the models from other shots.

We have seen this pair before, getting to grips with one another in an indoor approximation of a countryside scene, here they appear in a boudoir setting though a very similar situation! Few of these deliberately titilating vintage photographs have survived, each find is exciting indeed - all the more interesting when we can recognise the models from other shots.

Many thanks to frequent contributor Alan for submitting this quite spectacularly smutty piece - though I have posted the same photograph before, this is a vastly superior copy, showing a little more of the scene in each direction, and the original edges and curved corners of the print. I do like a nice edge to my vintage photographs, heh.Very nearly one year into this collection, I am running regrettably low on the truly pornographic pictures which made up a good proportion of my early selections - do browse back through the archives for further delights of this naughty nature!

Many thanks to frequent contributor Alan for submitting this quite spectacularly smutty piece - though I have posted the same photograph before, this is a vastly superior copy, showing a little more of the scene in each direction, and the original edges and curved corners of the print. I do like a nice edge to my vintage photographs, heh.
Very nearly one year into this collection, I am running regrettably low on the truly pornographic pictures which made up a good proportion of my early selections - do browse back through the archives for further delights of this naughty nature!

One of those rare and deliciously pornographic photographs, here, not the subtle erotica or artistic nudes which made up the bulk of any gentleman’s collection in this era, but delightfully, unashamedly sexual in nature. The fellow in the foreground seems to have a hint of a smile on his face despite the risk of participating in this photoshoot, a real feeling he is enjoying himself immensely. I recognise this set as one we have seen before, here and here, from the lavish painted background - revealed by creases in how it hangs to be a fabric draped, not a decorated wall.

One of those rare and deliciously pornographic photographs, here, not the subtle erotica or artistic nudes which made up the bulk of any gentleman’s collection in this era, but delightfully, unashamedly sexual in nature. The fellow in the foreground seems to have a hint of a smile on his face despite the risk of participating in this photoshoot, a real feeling he is enjoying himself immensely. I recognise this set as one we have seen before, here and here, from the lavish painted background - revealed by creases in how it hangs to be a fabric draped, not a decorated wall.

A truly spectacular set of Victorian pornography, ten pictures I’ve collected from the same extraordinary, beautiful and intensely erotic session, well over a hundred years ago. I believe their connection is clear, in the soft smiles, the eye contact, the tenderness in the way hands lay on bodies, everything tells that this pair were lovers before and after this day on which we see them act out all their passion before the camera.
(Each picture from this adored collection can be picked out singly here should you want to take particular images not the full set as I have arranged it)

A selection of glorious nautical Victorian pornography for your delight today! I have posted each of these singly (here should you wish to reblog them one at a time), the first and last in this arrangement are particularly well-known amongst enthusiasts of such early homoerotica, but with so many surviving from one photoshoot, I thought they made a splendid set to gather together!

Another photograph from this splendidly varied set, making an impressive total of twelve different images so far - our familiar fellows in socks and suspenders and some very nice ankle boots there, if you are able to take your eyes away from the admittedly attention-stealing act in progress! 

Another photograph from this splendidly varied set, making an impressive total of twelve different images so far - our familiar fellows in socks and suspenders and some very nice ankle boots there, if you are able to take your eyes away from the admittedly attention-stealing act in progress! 

An astonishing fifth find from this very early French set, circa 1880, though the quality is generally poor the sexually explicit poses of this extraordinary shoot more than make up for that! The blissful soft smile of the truly gorgeous young man on hands and knees here elevates this from simple smut to something quite lovely.It was a brave collector indeed who bought these photographs when they were new, the under-counter trade for pornography of such an incriminating nature must have involved a great deal of secrecy and risk, I for one am glad so many have survived to this day.

An astonishing fifth find from this very early French set, circa 1880, though the quality is generally poor the sexually explicit poses of this extraordinary shoot more than make up for that! The blissful soft smile of the truly gorgeous young man on hands and knees here elevates this from simple smut to something quite lovely.
It was a brave collector indeed who bought these photographs when they were new, the under-counter trade for pornography of such an incriminating nature must have involved a great deal of secrecy and risk, I for one am glad so many have survived to this day.