Erotic Photography, was an ancient art form started sometime around the early 1800s, as did iDols®...

iDols®, also know as Nude iDols, derives inspiration from the art of nudity & erotic photography displayed for centuries all over the world. Before Marilyn Monroe, Jean Harlow, and other renowned models and actresses, there was Adah Isaacs Menken (1835-1868), "The Original Naked Lady." Adah, born in New Orleans, was a talented versatile actress that could sing, dance, and entertain an audience. She was first actress to ever pose erotically (nude) in a photo. 

EST 1835.