1940s, Fun, Funny, History, Humor, Nostalgia, Photography, Vintage

Tie Me Up, Tie Me Down

LIfe Aug 15, 1949
Life Aug 15, 1949

So what we got here is a nearly nekkid¬†Indian gymnast, being supervised by the urban turbaned S.S. Dhanorkar. He’s performing a yoga move called “cane mallakhamb,” wherein the subject is lowered in a sling of malacca cane, preferably in front of another nearly nekkid squatting man. It sure puts¬†downward dog into perspective. And mostly reminds me of this:

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