Re: Mortensen on ethnic bosoms

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Date: 05/20/04-09:27:35 AM Z
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where might we find more info : )

Do the curves look like histograms?


-----Original Message-----
From: PhotoGecko <>
Sent: May 19, 2004 9:34 PM
Subject: Re: Mortensen on ethnic bosoms

Without question, this is the most uplifting discussion ever to protrude its
way into the list. Having had no hand in the research, I am most grateful
to those who have kept abreast of the shape of most forefront data. It is,
truly, a topic without compear.

Momma said there would be days like this.

Thanks, M'am.

Next recommended topic: Ethical Bosoms

Best (ahem. . . ) to all,
John Campbell
PhotoGecko Studios and Gallery
1413 S 1st Street
Austin (by Gawd!) Texas 78704

----- Original Message -----
From: "Judy Seigel" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, May 19, 2004 10:48 PM
Subject: Mortensen on ethnic bosoms

> On Mon, 17 May 2004 wrote:
> > Speaking of Mortensen, I also want to thank you for the fine William
> > Mortensen dissertation on the characterisation of the female breast. I
> > had never before run across this discussion in any photographic
> > boobography. It gives a whole new meaning to the term "tweaking the
> > curve" in mammography. One has to wonder a bit about how he conducted
> > his research in the "binding practices" of women's boarding schools.>
> I hate to be a spoil sport, but I'd say that Mortensen in fact
> invented a lot of his "specifics" about ethnic breast types. For instance
> he says thet "the pear-shaped breast" is "idealized in all Asiatic art."
> And that it is "high and full and strongly convex on top."
> True, I have failed to study this subject personally, but the general
> "wisdom" today is that Asian women are slender, small boned and small
> breasted. The "Asian" breasts in his "chart" are the most round and
> protrusive of all.
> J.
Received on Thu May 20 09:29:01 2004

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