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Belgian prisoners of war, some in drag, sit at a table within a very detailed stage set at Friedberg camp, Germany. Photographic postcard, 191-.

Date
[between 1910 and 1919?]
Reference
2044297i
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James Gardiner Collection: photographs of military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag.
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Description

One man in drag looks out from the table, ignoring the guests, with a slightly vacant expression; the other characters engage in conversation. They are performing the play 'Ce bon Mr. Zoetebeek', a Brussels-based comedy by Jules Vanroy and Louis Bajart, published n 1913. We cannot find a record of the Friedberg camp, but as the number of Allied prisoners held by the Germans had reached 652,000 by 1916, the number of smaller camps proliferated

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [between 1910 and 1919?]

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint ; sheet 8.9 x 13.8 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2044297i

Languages

  • French


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  • Military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag

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