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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|