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Russian prisoners of war in smart attire performing a show at a prisoner of war camp in Cottbus. Photographic postcard by P. Tharan, 191-.

Kriegsgef.-Lager Cottbus. Russ-Theater.

Download the full-sized image of Russian prisoners of war in smart attire performing a show at a prisoner of war camp in Cottbus. Photographic postcard by P. Tharan, 191-.

One of the actors is in drag, hugging a seated gentleman, as another man leans to the right of the chair. The performers are wearing good quality costumes; the drag costume on the left is well-cut, and a fashionable shape, with shorter skirt and high waistline

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

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Identifier
8910jt826
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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