The Trickster Prince

Matt Houlbrook: mobile historian; beard growing, head shaving; occasional cycling.

1920s pic of the day: ‘We are all men’ ex-servicemen, radical drag and a protest against official neglect (1920)

1920s pic of the day: 'We are all men' ex-servicemen, radical drag and a protest against official neglect (1920)

The placard reads ‘We are all men: ex-soldiers & sailors:’ crinolines, feathers and cosmetics make for an early example of radical drag and a protest against the way that ex-servicemen are being neglected by the British state as unemployment begins to rise in 1920.

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