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E.J. Bellocq Storyville Portraits: Prostitutes Of 1912 New Orleans

by | 12th, November 2013

IN 1912, John Ernest Joseph Bellocq took these photographs of prostitutes in Storyville, New Orleans. Published posthumously, they became the  E.J. Bellocq Storyville Portraits .

If you didn’t know these women were prostitutes, could you tell? No. Of course you couldn’t. They are anyone. They could be showgirls, nursers, teachers, doctors, midwives and more. Maybe once upon a time, some were. Or maybe some of them wanted to be prostitutes. One thing is certain:

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