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Everything you'd want to know about sex in the Victorian era | Metro News
One of the most intriguing games that poets and dreamers play with time and a sense of the self is picking a period from out of the past in which they would like to have lived. Suppose we turn this around to ask which artists or writers from out of the past would, out of all time up to the present, most want to be alive now. Thomas Rowlandson was roundly, resonantly alive. His art reveals an immense affirmation of life. And it is such vitality more than any other single quality which suggests that--if he had his choice--Rowlandson might very well want to be one of us. For an artist so acutely attuned to the pace and pulse of the world around him, as Thomas Rowlandson indeed was, the physical appearance of the modern city--whether London, Los Angeles, or Lincoln, Nebraska--would certainly be a shock. But there is something more basic and more human in his quick and perceptive sketches of the bawds and wenches, the gamesters and revelers, and even in his caricatures of politicians, military men and other public figures of his time—something that demonstrates a deep and intimate correlation between the art and life of our time and his.
29 Pieces Of Erotic Art That Prove People Have Always Loved Sex
By the early 20th century, hundreds of thousands of images had become available showing women in varying degrees of undress. This article was first published in August But, as Nigel Sadler reveals in his new book, in earlier years the aim of such images was to capture the female form rather than to titillate, and photographers could only produce images of the female nude for use by artists. In Erotic Postcards of the Early Twentieth Century , Sadler explores the changes in social attitudes, fashions and technology through the medium of erotic postcards, and charts the journey from the partly clad to full nude. Here, writing for History Extra , Sadler summarises the history of erotic postcards, and shares some of the most fascinating images from his book….
Victorian erotica is genre of sexual art and literature which emerged in the Victorian Era of 19th century Britain. Victorian erotica emerged as a product of a Victorian sexual culture. Sex was a main social topic, with progressive and enlightened thought pushing for sexual restriction and repression. Sexual pleasure and desire beyond heterosexual marriage was labelled as deviant, considered to be sinful and sinister.