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A man in drag, wearing a kimono; posing from behind a screen. Photographic postcard, 1906.

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Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.

A private photo postcard from 1906 showing a young man in Japanese-style drag, a floral kimono and a paper fan, posed against an embroidered screen. The wig is dressed in the fashionable 'cottage loaf' style popularised by the musical comedy actress Camille Clifford in her most famous role 'The Gibson girl'

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Item Information:

Identifier
2v23vt68b
Collection
James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
Institution
Wellcome Library
Date Issued
Jan. 1, 1906
Genre
Photographs
Prints
Topic(s)
Female impersonators
Resource Type
Still Image
Analog Format
1 photograph : photoprint ;
Language
English
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