28 Jun 1912, NEW ORLEANS PROSTITUTES

 

Photos by John Ernest Joseph Bellocq (1873–1949). John E. Bellocq was an American professional photographer who worked in New Orleans during the early 20th century. Bellocq is remembered for his haunting photographs of the prostitutes of Storyville, New Orleans’ legalized red light district. These have inspired novels, poems and films.

 

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