An online museum launched in March 2013, documenting the role played by women in Irish history, social history, media, politics and popular culture. The museum will eventually move into a pop-up physical space in the Spring.
Margaret Leeson, also known as Peg Plunkett, was Dublin’s most famous brothel madam in eighteenth-century Ireland. Clever, witty and beautiful, she was a leading figure in the hedonism set of Georgian Dublin and counted lords, lawyers and con-men among her clientele. Read more at womensmuseumofireland.ie
(Picture: Peg in fancy dress called “Portrait of a Lady as Diana”, by Pompeo Batoni)
11 months ago | This post has 30 notes
- a-whole-thing-of-candy-beans reblogged this from irish-history
- kimanda likes this
- a-whole-thing-of-candy-beans likes this
- womensmuseumofireland posted this