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A man in drag resting against a chair. Photograph, 187-.

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Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.

The cross-dressed man wears an ornate and showy bustle outfit with earrings and a necklace, and elaborately dressed hair decoreted with flowers in a manner suggesting an actress or lady of easy virtue. He is leaning on a dining chair

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Item Information:

Identifier
mw22v5741
Collection
James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
Institution
Wellcome Library
Date Issued
1870 to 1879?
Genre
Photographs
Prints
Topic(s)
Female impersonators
Resource Type
Still Image
Analog Format
1 photograph : photoprint, albumen ;
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