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Francis Cowley Burnand, in drag, poses wearing a large pink dress with flowers in his hair. Photograph, ca. 1855.

Download the full-sized image of Francis Cowley Burnand, in drag, poses wearing a large pink dress with flowers in his hair. Photograph, ca. 1855.

Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.

An inscription on the verso of the print catalogued bears a pencil inscription "Burnand. F.C. Burnand." The man in drag is wearing a large dress coloured with pink and has bright pink and green flowers in his hair and on the dress (?)

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Item Information:

Identifier
d791sg519
Collection
James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
Institution
Wellcome Library
Date Issued
Jan. 1, 1855
Genre
Photographs
Prints
Topic(s)
Female impersonators
Resource Type
Still Image
Analog Format
1 photograph : photoprint, albumen, with watercolour ;
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