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A prisoner of war acting in an internment camp in Dülmen, performing in drag, wearing a white dress and a dark hat. Photographic postcard, 191-.

Dülmen, Théâtre du camp. "Launay"

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A man in drag poses in front of a painted leafy background, holding a parasol (?) across his back. A convincing drag act at Dülmen internment camp. The subject 'Launay' is possibly a semi-professional, and wears a fine quality tiered summer dress, in the high style of circa 1911

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

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Identifier
c534fp16v
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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