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Munby, Man Of Two Worlds: The Life And Diaries Of Arthur J. Munby, 1828 1910
by Derek Hudson
Extraordinary story of a respectable Victorian gentleman with a passion for buxom working-class girls, who spent his life secretly drawing, photographing and interviewing them, and finally married the prize specimen, his housekeeper, Hannah.
Hardcover, 461 pages
Published January 1st 1972 by J. Murray
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The diaries and life of Arthur Munby, a Victorian lawyer who worked for 30 years as a civil servant for the Ecclesiastical Commission. His life's interest was working women and he seldom passed up the chance to befriend, question and help laboring women. It was through this devotion that his diary survives and the reason he met a servant named Hannah Cullwick in 1860 and married her in 1872. They stayed married until they died (in 1909 and 1910 respectively) but Munby never revealed to any of hi ...more