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Fred Barnes, inset in various poses, over a Union Jack flag. Photographic postcard, ca. 1912.

Date
[ca. 1912?]

About this picture

Description

Fred Barnes (1885-1938) was a very popular entertainer on the Edwardian music-hall stage. His openness about his homosexuality resulted in numerous scandals, which, combined with alcoholism, contributed to the end of his career and early death. The item catalogued was signed by him at the height of his popularity circa 1912

Publication/Creation

England : J. Beagles & Co. Ltd., [ca. 1912?]

Physical description

1 photograph : photoprint ; sheet 8.8 x 14.1 cm

Lettering

Fred Barnes. The famous light comedy star. Photos James Bacon & sons. 495, O. Beagles postcards

Language

  • English


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