Breast Baring Commonplace Here

I knew there was at least one thing that was positive about Europeans.

If you think we’re living in racy times now, think again. Janet Jackson’s Super Bowl escapade wouldn’t have raised an eyebrow in the 17th century. Based on an in-depth study of fashion, portraits, prints, and thousands of woodcuts from ballad sheets of that era, researchers from the University of Warwick in Coventry, England report that women of the 1600s--from queens to prostitutes--commonly exposed one or both breasts in public and in the popular media of the day, reports Discovery News.

Posted by SPN on 05/29 at 07:04 AM in Blogging

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