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A young man called Oscar is asked by his mother whether he wears hairpins (regarded by her as effeminate). Colour process print, ca. 1907.

Date
[1907?]
Reference
2059374i
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James Gardiner Collection: Romantic fantasy and comic postcards, and photographs on gender and masculinity.
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Description

It may be coincidental that the Oscar character in this cartoon actually resembles Oscar Wilde; but by asking him if he wears hairpins, his mother seems to be suggesting more than one possibility

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1907?]

Physical description

1 print : process print, printed in colours ; sheet 13.8 x 8.9 cm

Lettering

Oscar, sonny! do you wear hair-pins in your own black hair? Such pins in your bed I find. Oscar says: Ma, never mind!

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2059374i

Languages

  • English

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  • Romantic fantasy and comic postcards

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