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A man in drag (?) poses wearing a long coat with fur trim and a hat with a brooch. Photographic postcard, 192-.

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He smiles at the viewer and holds a bag under his arm. Extremely well-dressed figure wearing the high fashion of the mid-late 1920s. May be a man in drag, or possibly a woman with masculine features. This is difficult to ascertain without further information, as the fashions of the day (the cropped (‘shingled’) hair, small tight ‘cloche’ hats, and flattened bosom) presented an intentionally boyish appearance

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

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Identifier
ht24wj65j
Collection
James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
Institution
Wellcome Library
Date Issued
1920 to 1929?
Genre
Photographs
Prints
Topic(s)
Female impersonators
Resource Type
Still Image
Analog Format
1 photograph : photoprint ;
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