Promiscuous Bathing at Margate: Victorian Outrage Over Indecency at the Public Beach – Mimi Matthews

The Harbor, Margate, England, 1890-1900. (Library of Congress)

“Indecency among the Margate Bathers comes round as regularly as the season itself.” The Era, 23 July 1865. In Victorian England, it was generally believed that the sexes should be kept apart when …

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