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A man in drag holding a broom. Photograph, 1862.

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Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.

A member of Cambridge Amateur Dramatic Club, identified on the verso as Peter Finch. He is dressed as a housemaid: he looks menacing as he holds a broom, while wearing a large dress with apron and a neck tie (coloured green and red respectively)

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Identifier
bg257f33n
Collection
James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
Institution
Wellcome Library
Date Issued
Jan. 1, 1862
Genre
Photographs
Prints
Topic(s)
Female impersonators
Resource Type
Still Image
Analog Format
1 photograph : photoprint, albumen, with watercolour ;
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