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Portrait of courtesan Rosalie Duthé, circa 1792.png
Varenne, the prostitutes name, or at least what she called herself had many wealthy patrons. In the 18th century, As you can see in the picture, the woman is furnishing the house. Many kept women during that time were considered to be "perfectly…

This is a sketch from the late 1700s illustarating a soilder with prostitutes. This image depicts what people thought of prostitues/sex workers at the time.

The driving force for the rise in prositution in the late 17th and early 18th century was poverty. Most of the prostitutes in the early 18th century England were second generation irish immigrants, whose families had not been successful in finding a…
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