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Two English prisoners of war dressed for a show at a prisoner of war camp in Cottbus. Photographic postcard, 191-.

  • Tharan, Paul
Date
[between 1910 and 1919?]
Reference
2043282i
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The James Gardiner Collection. Photographs.
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Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 photographic postcard ; 8.7 x 13.6 cm

Lettering

Kriegsgef. Lager Cottbus-Engl. Theater

Notes

The following description was provided by James Gardiner: "Two English prisoners of war pose before an elaborate painted drop. A standing figure wearing partial Naval officer’s uniform has his arm round the soldier of a seated figure in elaborate drag consisting of a high waisted frock in polka dotted fabric, headscarf over hat and wig, patent leather court shoes, and patterned silk stockings."
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Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2043282i

Languages

  • German

Where to find it

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

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