February 11, 2019

18TH CENTURY PROSTITUTES – STREET WHORES

  So far in my posts on this subject I’ve talked a little about the high-class prostitutes or courtesans, and about those who operated from private premises, either their own, or from a brothel run […]
January 28, 2019

18TH CENTURY PROSTITUTES – BROTHELS

  In my last post I wrote about courtesans, but of course the vast majority of girls who entered prostitution as a way to make a living would not even dream of ever being a […]
January 14, 2019

18TH CENTURY PROSTITUTES – COURTESANS

  Although many eighteenth century women were far from being docile and submissive, the laws were made by and in the main, for men, and consequently there were not as many career options for women then […]