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Two amateur actors embrace on the deck of a ship; one is in drag, the other is kneeling on one knee. Photographic postcard, 191-.

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The man in drag wears high boots and a headscarf and could be playing the character of a pirate. Same subject as in Wellcome Library no. 2043344i, with a different young man kneeling before him, wearing a velvet cape. A ship-board fairy-tale or pantomime scene

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

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Identifier
cf95jb70d
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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