m.9.wilson at ntlworld.com
Mon Oct 5 05:12:02 EDT 2009
---- John Sessoms <jsessoms002 at nc.rr.com> wrote:
> AKA Lewis Carrol.
> There really was an Alice, and she was underage when Dodgson
> photographed her and wrote his masterwork. Over the years, there has
> been some controversy regarding his behavior and intentions.
There is no age of consent for photographic modelling. Until 1875, the age of consent for sexual activity in the UK was 12. Dodgson was photographing from about 1850 to 1880. At the time, child nudity was perceived as an expression of innocence and was even featured on Christmas cards.
> But, yes I was referring to Polanski, although there was also recent
> news concerning Brooke Shields suing to have nude photos taken when she
> was 10 years old removed from a current exhibition at the Tate.
> From: Luka Knezevic-Strika
> > i have no idea who charles dodgson is :)
> > i'm guessing you're making a joke and that john was speaking of
> > Polanski, but who knows
> > and thanks, mark
> > On Sun, Oct 4, 2009 at 8:37 PM, Mark Roberts <mark at robertstech.com> wrote:
> >> > John Sessoms wrote:
> >> >
> >>> >>There's been significant news recently about a certain "photographer"
> >>> >>who should have never been allowed to be alone with young girls.
> >> >
> >> > Charles Dodgson? Bah, old news...
> >> > ;-)
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