Alexandre Dupouy is a sex archaeologist. The French collector has spent his entire life collecting what he defines as "erotic and pornographic junk. It's a sort of small museum that traces the history of sex in France. In , he received a call from a bookseller friend who said that he had an old gentleman with "something special to show him. He explained that he took most of the pictures in a brothel on the Rue Pigalle.
It was his own secret. This odd little man of dwarfish proportions had a way of putting women at ease. Perhaps it was his diminutive stature. Or plain pity for the balding photographer with hydrocephalus. People in Storyville knew E.