An man in drag as "Gertie" wearing a checked coat. Photographic postcard, 1916.

Date:
[1916?]
Reference:
2043328i
Part of:
James Gardiner Collection: photographs of military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag.
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An man in drag as "Gertie" wearing a checked coat. Photographic postcard, 1916. Public Domain Mark. Source: Wellcome Collection.

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Description

A photograph after a drawing of a man in drag with dark hair; the drawing has been cropped and smudged. Lettering on the portrait identifies the person as 'Gertie', likely a concert party drag performer, and is dated 1916.

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1916?]

Physical description

1 photographic postcard ; 8.6 x 13.6 cm

Lettering

Collin Connell with fondest love "Gertie" 21.12.16

Notes

This work is untitled: the title has been supplied by the cataloguer.

Reference

Wellcome Collection 2043328i

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