New Orleans’s Ladies of the Night

Photography // Tuesday, March 04, 2014
One piece of New Orleans history that is often overlooked is the photographs taken by E. J. Bellocq of the “ladies of the night”in the New Orleans brothel neighborhood of Storyville at the turn of the century (approx. 1895-1910). His intimate and whimsical portraits of Storyville draw the viewer in to a way of life that has since become much more under the radar. 

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