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Two sailors, one in drag, pose on deck holding props. Photographic postcard, 191-.

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The man in drag is looking away from the viewer and his companion is wearing a false moustache. A Pierrot revue on board ship. Pierrot is wearing a sailor's pea-jacket, adapted to resemble the typical pierrot costume with large bobble buttons, and with further bobbles attached to the loose fitting trousers. His companion is wearing a girl's sailor suit and lots of make-up. World War I period

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

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Identifier
41687h741
Collection
James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
Institution
Wellcome Library
Date Issued
1910 to 1919?
Genre
Photographs
Prints
Topic(s)
Female impersonators
Resource Type
Still Image
Analog Format
1 photograph : photoprint ;
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