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Title
1er Avril (verso)
Work Type
Gelatin silver
Date
1905 (postmarked)
Location
Paris
Measurements
14 x 9
centimeters
Description
Series of 2 April Fool’s Day (“poisson d’avril”) postcards. Two women dressed in 18th-century aristocratic garb, one as a man, one as woman: In one card (untinted), both hold a basket filled with flowers and fish. Divided verso. Stamp and postmark on verso. A doggerel verse printed on the recto of each refers to the pair in the photo as “ces marquis gracieux.”
Repository
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Box 1
Folder 12
Images of Female and Male Impersonators and Cross-Dressing
Cite As: Postcards of female and male impersonators and cross-dressing, #7778. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
ID Number
RMM07778_B1_F12_105_02
Rights
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File Properties
File Name
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SSID
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