Prostitutes and ‘kept women’ in Victorian Hong Kong – and how they shaped its character

For a foreigner to have a mistress was common in 19th century Hong Kong, and many of these relationships played a part in moulding the city’s personality, an excerpt from Vaudine England’s latest book reveals.

Prostitutes and ‘kept women’ in Victorian Hong Kong – and how they shaped its character
For a foreigner to have a mistress was common in 19th century Hong Kong, and many of these relationships played a part in moulding the city’s personality, an excerpt from Vaudine England’s latest book reveals.