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Two men dressed in drag having a conversation: one is injured as a result of wife-beating. Colour lithograph, 1908.

Date
1908

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Description

Wife beating was apparently so commonplace at the turn of gthe century that it could be the subject of a comic photo-montage featuring two 'pantomime dame'-type characters in drag

Publication/Creation

Holmfirth (England) ; New York : Bamforth & Co. Publishers, 1908 (Printed in England)

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, printed in colours ; sheet 13.9 x 8.8 cm

Lettering

Wot, Sal! You been and got married too? Photo only copyright 1908 by Bamforth & Co. Series no. 1385.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2060528i

Language

  • English


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