burleskateer:
RETROGASM STEALS MY SHIT - SUNDAY

Vintage 50’s-era menu card for ‘Bimbo’s 365 CLUB’ in San Francisco, California.. A popular Burlesque nightclub, located on 365 Market Street (later, at 1025 Columbus Avenue).. It featured a unique “Girl In A Fish Bowl” attraction, that used mirrors to project an image of a nude model (posing in the Basement) into a Fish Bowl that resided on the Main Floor!

burleskateer:

RETROGASM STEALS MY SHIT - SUNDAY

Vintage 50’s-era menu card for ‘Bimbo’s 365 CLUB’ in San Francisco, California.. A popular Burlesque nightclub, located on 365 Market Street (later, at 1025 Columbus Avenue).. It featured a unique “Girl In A Fish Bowl” attraction, that used mirrors to project an image of a nude model (posing in the Basement) into a Fish Bowl that resided on the Main Floor!

Maxine Holman        aka. "The Wolf Girl"..
Appearing on a promotional poster for a 1953 appearance at the 'Clermont Hotel'; located in Atlanta, Georgia..

Maxine Holman        aka. "The Wolf Girl"..

Appearing on a promotional poster for a 1953 appearance at the 'Clermont Hotel'; located in Atlanta, Georgia..

Sequin gets carried for a Touchdown on the cover of 'TIGER'; a popular 50’s-era Men’s Magazine..  

Sequin gets carried for a Touchdown on the cover of 'TIGER'; a popular 50’s-era Men’s Magazine..  

Burlesk cartoon by: Bill Ward..      aka. “McCartney”

From the pages of the July ‘57 issue of ‘SHOWGIRLS’ humor digest..

Burlesk cartoon by: Bill Ward..      aka. “McCartney”

From the pages of the July ‘57 issue of ‘SHOWGIRLS’ humor digest..

Burlesk cartoon by: Bob "Tup" Tupper..   

Burlesk cartoon by: Bob "Tup" Tupper..   

Vintage theatrical poster for Duke Goldstone’s 1949 film: "HOLLYWOOD BURLESQUE".. Essentially a documentary film of a complete Burlesque show,— as recorded at the 'HOLLYWOOD Theatre'; located in San Diego, California..

Vintage theatrical poster for Duke Goldstone’s 1949 film: "HOLLYWOOD BURLESQUE".. Essentially a documentary film of a complete Burlesque show,— as recorded at the 'HOLLYWOOD Theatre'; located in San Diego, California..

pulpcovers:
‘The G-STRING MURDERS’ — by Gypsy Rose Lee
Published by AVON Books in 1958..

pulpcovers:

‘The G-STRING MURDERS’ — by Gypsy Rose Lee

Published by AVON Books in 1958..

(via littlestripedsocks)

Beautiful graphic design work is featured on the cover of a 40’s-era souvenir program for the "GLOBE Traveling BURLESQUE".. This was not the 'GLOBE Theatre' located on the boardwalk in Atlantic City; but rather, a theatre located on Washington Street in Boston, Mass.. By 1947, it would get renamed as the 'Center Theatre' and transition to showing movies..

Beautiful graphic design work is featured on the cover of a 40’s-era souvenir program for the "GLOBE Traveling BURLESQUE".. This was not the 'GLOBE Theatre' located on the boardwalk in Atlantic City; but rather, a theatre located on Washington Street in Boston, Mass.. By 1947, it would get renamed as the 'Center Theatre' and transition to showing movies..

mudwerks:

(via Menu Design in America: 1850-1985, 100 Years of Printed Menu Art)

A 1963 edition of the menu card for ‘Bimbo’s 365 CLUB’ in San Francisco, California.. A popular Burlesque nightclub, located on 365 Market Street (later, at 1025 Columbus Avenue)..

mudwerks:

(via Menu Design in America: 1850-1985, 100 Years of Printed Menu Art)

A 1963 edition of the menu card for ‘Bimbo’s 365 CLUB’ in San Francisco, California.. A popular Burlesque nightclub, located on 365 Market Street (later, at 1025 Columbus Avenue)..

Vintage 50’s-era menu card for ‘Bimbo’s 365 CLUB’ in San Francisco, California.. A popular Burlesque nightclub, located on 365 Market Street (later, at 1025 Columbus Avenue).. It featured a unique “Girl In A Fish Bowl” attraction, that used mirrors to project an image of a nude model (posing in the Basement) into a Fish Bowl that resided on the Main Floor!

Vintage 50’s-era menu card for ‘Bimbo’s 365 CLUB’ in San Francisco, California.. A popular Burlesque nightclub, located on 365 Market Street (later, at 1025 Columbus Avenue).. It featured a unique “Girl In A Fish Bowl” attraction, that used mirrors to project an image of a nude model (posing in the Basement) into a Fish Bowl that resided on the Main Floor!