Caroline Babcock
Institutional affiliation: PhD Student, Department of History of Art, University College London

Current project: I am doing doctoral study on the role of images in the construction of knowledge about female sexuality in 18th century France, setting the works of the medecin-philosophes in the context of their visual environment and examining how they invoke vision...

Research interests: female sexuality/18th century French art, gynecologic/obstetric illustration in the early modern period, pornographic prints, moral anthropology and the medecin-philosophe, concepts of the female libido, lesbian history

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