It still makes me laugh to look at that and appreciate the genius behind the persona.
These were local ads in the Philadelphia market and featured Lona in a leotard and stiletto heeled mules or slides very popular at that time.
I hope this will be a launching pad for Adam.
Besides her super slim shape, Lona had exotic features and a mass of wavy hair.
Both camshafts were driven by a single belt which had round profile teeth for quiet operation and was constructed of wear-resistant double canvas and heat resistant rubber materials with a wire core.
The Pinterest link took me to an article in a section of New York Magazine called The Cut.
Such is the enduring appeal of drag, especially in the shadows in which gay culture had to operate in the post-war years through the 1970s.
Turns out that Rosa is the creation of 20 year old Adam Martinez whose online handle is AdamRayOkay.