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 Little Lon  
 Work in development

Many have heard of ‘Madame Brussels’, or frequented the bar named in her honour, but few have delved into the complex history of Little Lon. Barbara Minchinton's book 'The Women of Little Lon' did much to share the stories of these groundbreaking women of commerce and resourcefulness, and we now want to extend that research into their musical lives, forming a narrative that celebrates both the history of Melbourne as well as the history of sex workers during Australia's gold rush period. 

'Music was integral to many of the women's lives, but it doesn't have a high profile in the historical record; if it appears at all, it is almost accidental to the reportage' Barbara Minchinton

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