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The Collector

A Day In The Life of An 18th Century British Prostitute

“The Progress of the Women of Pleasure”

The Progress of the Women of Pleasure (1796) by Richard Newton
The Progress of the Women of Pleasure (1796) by Richard Newton. Source — Public Domain

“Come, my lord, come along, let us drink a glass together.”

“I’ll go with you if you please.”

Prostitution was prominent across England in the 18th and 19th centuries. There were two main reasons for this — urbanization and the middle-class getting…

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