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Red McCarthy, the Olympic ice skater and later stunt skater, posing as a silver ice-skating statue. Photographic postcard, 1936.

Date
1936

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Credit: Red McCarthy, the Olympic ice skater and later stunt skater, posing as a silver ice-skating statue. Photographic postcard, 1936. In copyright


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Description

He is wearing metallic body paint and a silver mask while posing in ice-skates with his arms crossed. As he is clad only in briefs, cap and silver paint, the photograph had homoerotic appeal

Publication/Creation

London : Saville Portraits (Lon.) Ltd., 1936.

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint ; sheet 13.7 x 8.7 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2046168i



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