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A person wearing a dress, large hat and roller skates, poses holding a basket.

Date
[between 1910 and 1919?]
Reference
2043473i
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The James Gardiner Collection. Photographs.
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Previous title. replaced Juily 2022: A woman (?) wearing an elaborate dress, hat and roller skates, poses holding a basket. Photographic postcard, 191-.

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 photographic postcard ; 8.7 x 13.7 cm

Notes

The following description was provided by James Gardiner: "A bizarre androgynous figure wearing a draped and fringed outfit and carrying a straw basket poses on roller skates. Roller-skating, or ‘rinking’ had been popular in England as early as 1870, and enjoyed an enormous revival around 1910."
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Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2043473i

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

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