E.J. Bellocq: Storyville Portraits

September 15, 2004 | Posted in Editorial Features by fleshbot-com

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The eve of a major hurricane here in New Orleans is just as good a time as any to celebrate the lovely ladies of Storyville, as photographed by E.J. Bellocq nearly a century ago; if they managed to make it this far, we think we're going to be just fine.

"The Last Days of E.J. Bellocq" (illustrated article @ corpse.org)
Bellocq (photos @ Frankel Gallery, San Francisco)
E.J. Bellocq - Storyville Portraits (links @ Daze Reader)
See also: "Storyville, New Orleans, Being an Authentic, Illustrated Account of the Notorious Red-Light District" (Amazon)

Previously: Naughty New Orleans, Fleshbot: Vintage Porn

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