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British soldiers in a concert party, one in drag, pose as "The Whizz Bangs". Postcard, 191-.

"The Whizz Bangs". Somewhere in France.

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The man in drag is seated in the centre, surrounded by men dressed as pierrots; the group sit outside on wooden boxes. Men of the 46th (North Midlands) Division performing as Pierrots with their concert party 'The Whizz Bangs'; 'somewhere in France', after 1915. .

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

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Identifier
hx11xf484
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 print : process print ;
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