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Nina Glaser photographs of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence [graphic].
BANC PIC 2014.041--PIC box 1; BANC PIC 2014.041--B; BANC PIC 1977-2014--NEG(strip) misc. box 6; BANC PIC 2014.041
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Title:

Nina Glaser photographs of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence

Creator/Contributor:

Glaser, Nina, 1955-, creator

Abstract:

Photographs depict members of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence (Sister Boom Boom, Sister Vicious Power Hungry Bitch, Sister Mary Media and others) in various humorous poses, chiefly of a sexually and religiously provocative nature. Taken at unidentified locations, some of them undeveloped or abandoned outdoor areas around San Francisco Bay. Greeting cards feature reproductions of 8 of these images and include humorous messages printed inside. Negatives include, presumably, most if not all images of the series of photo shoots represented by the prints.

Date:

1982 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence -- Pictorial works
Cross-dressers -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Gay liberation movement -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Sex -- California -- San Francisco -- Religious aspects -- Photographs
Nuns -- California -- San Francisco -- Caricatures and cartoons

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Oversize photographs signed and dated by photographer: Nina Glaser, 1984, Nevada. Date likely refers to printing.
Printed greeting cards copyrighted 1982 by photographer Nina Glaser and publisher West Graphics, 647 Natoma St., San Francisco. Each card includes image on front; printed message inside; and caption, logo, publication information, etc. on back.
NEGATIVES RESTRICTED. Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
Nina Glaser photographs of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, BANC PIC 2014.041, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Purchase ; from Andover Street Archives ; 2014.

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 box and 2 oversize folders (48 photographic prints and 8 published greeting cards) and ca. 500 negatives : b&w ; prints 51 x 41 cm or smaller, negatives 35 mm, cards 18 x 13 cm

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2014.041--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2014.041--B
BANC PIC 1977-2014--NEG(strip) misc. box 6
BANC PIC 2014.041

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

NEGATIVES RESTRICTED. Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.