Forbidden Images: A Secret Portfolio. J. Ross Baughman.

Forbidden Images: A Secret Portfolio

Huron, Ohio: Cambric Press, 1977. Original wraps. A remarkable series of 47 crisp black-and-white photographs by J. Ross Baughman, divided into 3 separate themes. The first 1/3 of the book is devoted to photographs of the Ku Klux Klan ("The Invisible Empire"), the middle 1/3 to a performing transvestite ("Private Bar") and the final 1/3 ("Sideshow" and "Forgotten Souls") to freakish circus performers and to residents of Ohio's state and private mental institutions. This 1977 1st (and very likely only) edition is a clean, Near Fine octavo in its dark pictorial wrappers. Near Fine. Item #17113

Price: $100.00

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