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British servicemen in drag acting out a cooking class. Photograph, 191-.

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Men in drag behind a long table. with a large fabric backdrop. A British concert party somewhere in the Middle East towards the end of World War I. A crude stage set has been erected on bare earth. The actors are wearing mob caps and have their sleeves rolled up, representing a 'Cookery class' (according to inscription on verso)

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

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Identifier
8c97kq715
Collection
James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
Institution
Wellcome Library
Date Created
1910s
Genre
Photographs
Prints
Places
Middle East
Topic(s)
Female impersonators
Resource Type
Still Image
Analog Format
1 photograph : photoprint ;
Language
English
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