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This Was The Best Way To Get Laid In The 19th Century

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This Was The Best Way To Get Laid In The 19th Century

In the 19th century, long before matchmaking agencies, online dating sites and the ease of Tinder, if you were interested in a lady and wanted to make a discreet introduction, the gentlemanly thing to do was send her an 'Escort / Acquaintance Card'.

They ranged from simple jokes and quirky requests, through to depictions of a horny devils and men describing themselves as 'A wholesale dealer in love, kisses and up-to-date hugs, which will be demonstrated in a dark room."

A little creepy, a little strange but a sign of the times nevertheless.

The collection was put together by Alan Mays, below is some of our favorites from his archive. The question is, would you be persuaded by any of them?

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By the way make sure you read these hilarious 25 Cheeky Terms For Sexual Intercourse From The Last 663 Years - you never know when they might come in handy!

Via Alan Mays

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