Nude Melvin Wells Lon Of NY Vintage Male Physique Photograph


Great Alonzo Hanagan/Lon of NY image of big man Melvin Wells (1919-1994), probably dating to the very late 1940s or early 1950s. A competitive bodybuilder with massive 19" biceps, and respected for his overall physical development, he was typically a 2nd place finisher in his time....many suspect it was due to racism. Size/Condition: 4.5"x 9.5" (trimmed). DW fiber, silver gelatin sepia print w/matte surface. Corner loss due to album mounting (nothing on reverse). Purchase price includes domestic, insured Priority Mail shipping, First Class for international buyers.