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Illustration of Les Lorettes Paul Gavarni, 1843

Paul Gavarni, 1843, Les Lorettes, Seventy-nine illustrations of Lorettes, ladies who lived in the fashionable district of Notre-Dame-de-Lorette. The word “lorettes” replaced the unsuitable “kept woman”. Petit Palais Paris Romantique