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A sailor called William Mills in drag and in naval uniform. Photographic postcard, 191-.

Yours sincerely Wm. Mills. Wm. Mills as Lady [Poppam? word indistinct]

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Unusual World War I period photograph showing Able Seaman William Mills in and out of costume as Lady Poppam. The image of William Mills ain drag appears to have been cutout and placed on a pencil-rendered background, an oval vignette of him in naval uniform inset in the top left corner

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

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Identifier
rv042t33w
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 photograph : photoprint ;
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