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Russian prisoners of war in smart attire performing a show at a prisoner of war camp in Cottbus. Photographic postcard by P. Tharan, 191-.

  • Tharan, Paul.
Date:
[between 1910 and 1919?]
Reference:
2043259i
Part of:
The James Gardiner Collection. Photographs.
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Description

One of the actors is in drag, hugging a seated gentleman, as another man leans to the right of the chair.

Publication/Creation

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

Physical description

1 photographic postcard ; 8.7 x 13.6 cm

Lettering

Kriegsgef.-Lager Cottbus. Russ-Theater (written in white ink, bottom recto)

Notes

The following description was provided by James Gardiner: "The performers are wearing good quality costumes; the drag costume on the left is well-cut, and a fashionable shape, with shorter skirt and high waistline."
This work is untitled: the title has been supplied by the cataloguer for identification purposes.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2043259i

Languages

  • German

Where to find it

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

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