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People gathered outside a building wearing various costumes, some in drag. Photographic postcard, 1924.

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Part of James Gardiner Collection: photographs of military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag.

The actors, playing a variety of characters, are in close-up for this group portrait. Probably a fancy dress gala rather than a theatrical production, in an unidentified (British) location. Costume balls and galas enjoyed a particular vogue in the 1920s. Men and women both cross-dressed

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Identifier
0c483j63c
Collection
James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
Institution
Wellcome Library
Date Issued
Jan. 1, 1924
Genre
Photographs
Prints
Topic(s)
Female impersonators
Resource Type
Still Image
Analog Format
1 photograph : photoprint ;
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