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Louis Vernassier, in drag, in nine inset portraits. Process print, 190-.

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[between 1900 and 1909?]
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Description

An unusual music-hall novelty turn, Louis Vernassier (dates unkown), was apparently a French music-hall quick-change drag artist, who played a variety of musical instruments. This trompe l'oeil card of ca. 1903-1905 is designed to show him adopting a series of eight coy poses on the leaves of a folding fan

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [between 1900 and 1909?]

Physical description

1 print : process print ; sheet 9.1 x 14 cm

Lettering

Louis Vernassier. L'homme-protée-musical-excentrique. Dans ses travestis dame. Jouant: violon, mandoline, mandole, violoncelle, piano, harpe, contrebasse, guitare, xylophone, cuivres, saxophone, monocordes, etc.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2044505i

Languages

  • French



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