One man’s private collection of Victorian pornography is now an important historical source.
Tag: nineteenth century
The 1838 Markland Inquiry historicizes male anxiety about same-sex intimacy and touch in nineteenth-century Canada.
In Mexico, colonial courts maintained relative silence about abortion and infanticide. Things changed in 1871.
Surrounded by death, Civil War soldiers found pleasure and fraternity in sharing erotic pictures and prints.
The miniature “Beauty Revealed” suggests an erotic relationship between an early American artist and a statesman.
Mass incarceration cannot be understood without looking through the lenses of gender and sexuality.
Havelock Ellis explained that it had been Italian sexological works that had first prompted his interest in sexology.