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Launching a Frigate.

Launching a Frigate.
Launching a Frigate.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Description: A female brothel-keeper 'launches' one of her prostitutes. Although many London prostitutes were streetwalkers, others worked from home or could be approached in public places such as taverns, theatres or pleasure gardens.
Creator: Newton [artist]; Rowland [engraver]; Thomas Tegg [publisher]
Date: February 1809
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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