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Picturing street sex workers (1st of 2)

Picturing street sex workers

Wellington’s Marion Street has been a regular patch for streetwalkers since the 19th century. This is celebrated in a mural at its northern end. Sex workers still plied their trade there in the early 2000s.

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Photograph by Melanie Lovell-Smith

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Ben Schrader, 'Street life - Street trade and people, 1915–2008', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/20701/picturing-street-sex-workers (accessed 1 October 2020)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010