Welcome To The Curios

The Curios have been gathered from near and far. They may be common-as-muck or one-of-a-kind. They may be worth a pretty penny or a dime-a-dozen. They may be horrifying, captivating, loathsome, or scintillating.

Whatever the cause of their creation, hopefully they bring enjoyment to someone out there.


I do believe that girl is naked

Paris By Night
A Tour of the Capital's Gay Pleasure Haunts

By Jacques Robert
Translated by Stephanie and Richard Sutton

Probably the best tour guide book ever printed? Absolutely riddled with bawdy entendre and sly bon mots, this book teaches gentlemen and ladies of easy leisure whereabouts to wander for a salacious but good-natured night on the town.

Before we get to the photos, I feel maybe I should let you in on a secret Robert shares in his book: the 'women' of the Carousel are not quite as they seem...

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