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French prisoners of war, one in drag, performing a show at a prisoner of war camp in Cottbus, with an elaborate stage set. Photographic postcard, 191-.

  • Tharan, Paul.
Date
[between 1910 and 1919?]
Reference
2043783i
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The James Gardiner Collection. Photographs.
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Description

A man with a top hat looks over towards a couple (one is in drag) who are sitting on a bench.

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 photographic postcard ; 8.7 x 13.6 cm

Lettering

Théatre Français-Cottbus. 1.

Notes

The following description was provided by James Gardiner: "Another in the long series of high quality cards produced by the photographer at Cottbus prisoner of war camp Paul Tharan. This one shows a group of very well costumed French POWs performing in a painted ‘salon’ set."
This work is untitled: the title has been supplied by the cataloguer for identification purposes.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2043783i

Languages

  • French

Where to find it

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

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