Amos Badertscher: Miss Lena 1979 B&W Drag Queen Studio Portrait Documentary Photograph

$1,500.00

Bold and unvarnished documentary portrait by Baltimore resident Amos Badertscher of Miss Lena (aka Leonard), one of the many street and club denizens encountered and photographed by the observer/participant photographer, circa 1979. The hand-written text by Badertscher says of the sitter: Leonard was on the scene big time throughout the seventies--in the clubs & on the streets. Particularly Charles & Eager Streets, close by the Hippo. He retired Miss Lena in the 80's & as of 1994 works in a diner--as a man or a woman? Size/Condition: 8"x 10". DW, matte fiber, silver gelatin print. Initialled, dated LR. Purchase price includes domestic, insured Priority Mail shipping, First Class for international buyers.