E. J. Bellocq

John Ernest Joseph Bellocq (1873–1949) was an American professional photographer who worked in New Orleans during the early 20th century. Bellocq is remembered for his haunting photographs of the prostitutes of Storyville, New Orleans’ legalized red-light district. These have inspired novels, poems and films. Bellocq was born into a wealthy French family in the French Quarter of New Orleans. He became known locally as an … Continue reading E. J. Bellocq