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Two Marines and a young sailor sitting together on board ship. Photographic postcard, 192-.

Date:
[between 1920 and 1929?]
Reference:
2059532i
Part of:
The James Gardiner Collection. Photographs.
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Two Marines and a young sailor on board an unidentified ship, ca. 1920s. The inscription on the verso "Looks a bit queer. Amongst two big marines ...", suggests that the general population was aware of homosexuality at the beginning of the twentieth century, although it was still a subject deemed too shocking to be mentioned in polite society and the press

Publication/Creation

[between 1920 and 1929?]

Physical description

1 photographic postcard ; 8.2 x 13.2 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2059532i

Notes

This work is untitled: the title has been supplied by the cataloguer for identification purposes.

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  • Romantic fantasy and comic postcards

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