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Sissy maid?

The caption leaves the viewer wondering whether this is a ladies maid or a “sissy maid”.

Dressing up

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Gladys Cooper

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Miriam Clements

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Gertrude Elliott (F.H.L 1622)

Gertrude Elliott as "Peggy" in "Mice and Men" 1902 (F.H.L 1622)

Gertrude Elliott (1874 – 1952) played Peggy in Madeleine Lucette Ryley’s “Mice and Men” which opened at the Lyric Theatre in January, 1902. It ran for 365 performances before it moved to the Duke of York’s Theatre where it had a run of another 22 performances. Her husband Johnston Forbes-Robertson played a character named Mark Embry.

Gertrude Elliott

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Ruth Vincent

Ruth Vincent (22 March 1877 – 4 July 1955) was an English opera singer and actress, performing in “Tom Jones” as Sophia in 1907

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Edwardian Risqué Postcard

Maid wondered whether holding out would result in a better offer

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