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A prisoner of war acting in an internment camp in Dülmen, performing in drag, wearing a white dress and a dark hat. Photographic postcard, 191-.

Date
[between 1910 and 1919?]
Reference
2043425i
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Description

A man in drag poses in front of a painted leafy background, holding a parasol (?) across his back. A convincing drag act at Dülmen internment camp. The subject 'Launay' is possibly a semi-professional, and wears a fine quality tiered summer dress, in the high style of circa 1911

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint ; sheet 8.8 x 13.8 cm

Lettering

Dülmen, Théâtre du camp. "Launay"

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2043425i

Languages

  • French


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  • The James Gardiner Collection

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