Stavronikita Project, Surreal Photos of 17th Century Courtesans Aboard a Sunken Freighter

Decadent 17th-century courtesans relax aboard a sunken freighter in the surreal photo series “Stavronikita Project” by Austrian photographer Andreas Franke. The series combines underwater photography of the Stavronikita, a sunken freighter off the coast of Barbados, with staged studio photography.