ANONYMOUS [Etienne Blyelle?] Gay and Trans Life in Paris and Geneva, 1955-65
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An intriguing archive 55 original snapshot photographs documenting a couple of apparently AMAB lovers in various settings, often in playful or intimate poses, and generally with either one or both attired in women's clothing. The photographs with various stamps to verso indicating locations of Geneva, Switzerland or Paris, France and dates between 1955 and 1965, though without any other identifying markings. Sold together with a number of clippings and pieces of paper ephemera which were kept with these photographs, several of which bear the name of Mr. Etienne Blyelle or Mr. Manon Vorngacher-Blyelle, presumably referring to one or both of the depicted figures; and with a 1958 Paris Mardi-Gras "Grand Concours de Travestis" invitation card.