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British prisoners of war performing a show at a prisoner of war camp in Cottbus, with Dover cliffs backdrop. Photographic postcard, 191-.

  • Tharan, Paul
Date:
[between 1910 and 1919?]
Reference:
2043279i
Part of:
The James Gardiner Collection. Photographs.
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Description

One man in drag poses in summer attire, standing arm in arm with a man dressed in black evening wear with a top hat.

Publication/Creation

Cottbus : Paul Tharan. Lager-Photograph, [between 1910 and 1919?]

Physical description

1 photographic postcard ; 8.7 x 13.5 cm

Lettering

Kriegsgef. Lager Cottbus-Engl. Theater

Notes

The following description was provided by James Gardiner: "[They are] dressed for a day at the races, circa 1912. ‘She’ is dressed in a hobble skirt, the height of fashion in the period immediately preceding World War One. Another superby posed and photographed shot by Paul Tharan."
This work is untitled: the title has been supplied by the cataloguer for identification purposes.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2043279i

Languages

  • German

Where to find it

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

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