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Four soldiers posing, three in drag, with an injured soldier seated in the centre. Photographic postcard, 191-.

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An unidentified costume party group standing around a central seated man in a dressing gown with a bandaged foot. The hastily improvised drag worn by three of the subjects would indicate a less well resourced and organized concert party, possibly quite early in World War I. Probably French or Belgian, in view of Brussels provenance of print catalogued

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

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Identifier
6m311p63g
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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