Presenting: Vicki Palmer (vintage adult pinup digest magazine, 1950s)

Presenting: Vicki Palmer (vintage adult pinup digest magazine, 1950s)

SKU: 126108

Pamler, Vicki (featured)


Presenting: Vicki Palmer (vintage adult pinup digest magazine, 1950s)


New York: Burmel Publishing, 1950s. N7. Vintage adult digest magazine featuring model Vicki Palmer, posing seminude & emphasizing natural buxom assets, w/ heels, hose, garters. Palmer was "Brooklyn-born" & "already making blasé Manhattanites raise their eyebrows...just 21 years Chihuahua...loves to paint." Great centerfold appearance, & a few images of Vicki performing burlesque. Palmer was included in the 1964 Sherbourne magazine, "A Pictorial History of Burlesque from A-Z." Burmel also issued other "Presenting" titles, including Bettie Page, Judy O'Day, Bubbles Darlene, Zorita, etc. 


Hundreds of similar digest magazines were produced by fly-by-night operations, mainly around New York, it seems. Published as "photography studies" booklets, w/ technical camera data, exposure chart, & the standard emphasis on sexual liberation; early issues featured several models per issue & many maintain airbrushing techniques rolled over from nudist magazines, much of the posing naturally obscures otherwise censored areas. Still scarce institutionally. 


32pp, 5.25 x 8.25 inches, B/W throughout, duochrome wrapper. Very Good, light rubbing, price notation, light stains. 


Jim Linderman, "Proto-Porn: The Art Figure Study Scam of the 1950s," 2012. [Book ID 126108] [Magazines]


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