French Prostitutes Used To Look Like In The 19th Century


Girls of pleasure are of al times. It’s often said that prostitution is one of the oldest professions in the world. But do you know how prostitutes looked back a few centuries ago? If the answer is no and you don’t know how prostitutes used to look like, have a look at these 17 photos of french prostitutes from the 19th century to give you an idea how the girls of pleasure looked back then.

Paris, 19th century, Prostitution

Jacques Offenbach, 1900s, Orphee Aux Enfers, 1870s, 19th century, Singer, Orpheus in the Underworld Meme:

Paris, Courtesan, Prostitution

Palais-Royal Théâtre, Artist

Palais-Royal Theatre, Folies Bergère, Ellen Andrée, 19th century, Actor, Artist, Painter Meme:

Paris, Wedding dress, Dress, Bride, Clothing, Formal wear

Paris, Benqué, Benque, Prostitution, Courtesan, Anatomie du dormeur

Paris, Leonide LeBlanc, Second French Empire, The Memoirs of Cora Pearl ; the English Beauty of the French Empire, Grandes courtisanes du Second Empire, Portrait, Courtesan, Demimonde, Actor

Paris, Leonide LeBlanc, Courtesan, Actor

Paris, Belle Époque, 19th century, Ava Lowle Willing, Dress, Fashion

Paris, 19th century, Women of Paris, In salon of rue des Moulins, Female Prostitute, Courtesan, Brothel, Prostitution, Sex worker

Nha Phuong, Paris, 19th century, Sunny

Cora Pearl, Paris, The Honest Courtesan, 19th century, Courtesan

Cora Pearl, France, 19th century, Second French Empire, Courtesan, Demimonde, Prostitution

Musée du Louvre, Valtesse de La Bigne, The Mistress of Paris: The 19th-Century Courtesan Who Built an Empire on a Secret, 19th century, Courtesan, Female, Prostitution

Paris, 19th century, Courtesan


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