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Two young men in drag wearing Japanese costumes, pose together holding fans, underneath a parasol. Photographic postcard, 1905.

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Presented in a circular vignette, the two young men pose in Japanese geisha costumes (kimonos, decorated hair and make-up) inspired by the Gilbert and Sullivan opera 'The Mikado', first performed 1885

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

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Identifier
qv33rw97f
Collection
James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
Institution
Wellcome Library
Date Issued
Jan. 1, 1905
Genre
Photographs
Prints
Topic(s)
Female impersonators
Resource Type
Still Image
Analog Format
1 photograph : photoprint ;
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