Physique photographic prints produced by Don Whitman and sold through his company the Western Photography Guild (WPG). WPG
sold photosets through the mail and his first advertisement appeared in
Strength and Health magazine in 1947.
Western Photography Guild was a Denver, Colorado based male physique studio operated by photographer Don Whitman. Prior to
serving in World War II, Whitman was a tax accountant and an amateur photographer. During World War II, he served in the Navy,
where he met an experienced physique model. The physique model explained the ins-and-outs of the business to Whitman, who
decided to capitalize on the business after World War II ended.
0.8 Linear Feet
3 binder boxes, 718 photographic prints
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