Vintage Shackled Girl

Another vintage slave girl from the salon postcard era:

vintage slavegirl in shackles

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One comment on “Vintage Shackled Girl”:

RC commented on July 15th, 2010 at 5:01 pm:

Very nice composition. The fluted column brings a pleasing geometrical contrast to her curves, providing a Euclidian background to an odalisque motif. It recalls to mind Aristotle’s saying, “The mathematical sciences particularly exhibit order, symmetry, and limitation; and these are the greatest forms of the beautiful.”

Bondage is the limitation par excellence.

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