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An actor in drag, from "Jays concert party". Photographic postcard, 1918.

Date
1918
Reference
2044534i
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James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
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Description

A French-published photograph showing a British serviceman in concert party drag, 'somewhere in France' during World War One. Text on verso identifies "Jays" concert party (unidentified unit).The costume consists of a well-made fashionable summer frock in lawn with ruffled skirt, a silk rose at the waist, a beret and matching accessories; all photographed against a backdrop of a grotto

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1918.

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint ; sheet 13.9 x 8.9 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2044534i


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  • The James Gardiner Collection

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  • Photograph album labelled ‘Drag'

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