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Full length portrait of a man wearing jacket and tie standing in front of foliage. He is holding a pipe. On the reverse 'Christopher Cheshire, taken in Poland, December 1942'.. Reported as taken when he was a prisoner of war in Stalag Luft III.…

Two contents lists for red cross parcels sent by Ursula Valentine. Two contents list sent for Christmas 1942 by Director Hansson and Mrs Skagerlind from Sweden. Two address cards.

Four actors dressed in period costume, one dressed as a woman. They are flanked by two airmen. Behind them on the stage is a band sitting behind music stands. There is a painted backdrop of a city scene.

Two actors dressed as civilians on either side of a tall uniformed man. He is wearing a double breasted jacket, shirt tie and hat. He has three medals.

A couple including a man dressed as a woman wearing a long dress and a fur top standing on the stage. He is wearing a jacket, flannels, shirt and tie. Behind is a painted backdrop of a balustrade and buildings

Three actors in dark suits and bow ties. Two men dresses similarly in loose trousers and cossack tops. One is holding an accordion and the other a whip. On stage is a piano and a set of drums. Behind is a painted ornamental balustrade and city scene.…

Musicians playing a piano. an oboe, a double bass, drums, guitar and trumpet, on stage. Behind is the painted backdrop of an ornamental balustrade and a city scene.

Nine actors and four musicians. The actors are seated on stage and are wearing wide brimmed, conical hats. The musicians are playing guitars, a violin and a lute.

Two actors with 'bald' wigs and moustaches are seated. Lying against them are two men dressed as women leaning in a dramatic pose. Behind is washing and a laundry.

One actor on his knee beside a man dressed in flannels and jacket. They are watched by a man dressed as a woman. They are in a bedroom with a bed and a painted backdrop of a wallpaper and a dressing table with a large alarm clock.

14 musicians sitting and standing behind music stands. There is a grand piano and a conductor. Behind there is a painted backdrop of a city scene

Six of the actors are dressed in old Chinese costumes. One man is dressed as a woman in conventional long dress. The backdrop is of Chinese appearance.

One man on his knee beside a man dressed as a Chinese woman. They are holding hands. The female character holds a fan in her other hand. The backdrop is of a Chinese building.

Seven men dressed as women dancing on the stage with outsize bloomers. Three men are standing at the back beside a person seated on a ceremonial chair.

One man dressed as a woman is kneeling, offering a tray to two actors playing Chinese men. Another man dressed as a woman is standing behind the tray. On the right of the stage four actors are standing watching. The set is a laundry with a washing…

One dancer kneeling in the centre, surrounded by a line of ten dancers. All are men dressed as women wearing hats, bras and pants.

Two actors holding hands in centre stage. The emperor seated on one side. They are watched eleven members of the cast.

A chorus line of 12 men dressed as women. In the centre a man in a cravat, a man dressed as a Chinese woman and a man in uniform. Behind is a painted backdrop with Chinese buildings.

A line up of 19 members of the cast. Chorus girls of men dressed as women. The backdrop is of Chinese buildings. There are three flags with Chinese writing hanging from the rafters.

Two men and a man dressed as a woman in a long dress. They are in a bedroom. One man is wringing his hands. The backdrop has painted wallpaper, a clock, a door and two paintings on the wall.

Ten men dressed as female dancers are posing on the stage. Four are kneeling, three are tiered behind, two are hand standing at the side and one is standing at the side. They are dressed hats, bras and pants with a modesty garment with Chinese…

A band of musicians sitting behind music stands with 'JF' on the front. The conductor leads at the side. The musicians are playing saxophones, a piano, double bass, trumpets, drums and other instruments

Large group of actors. In the centre on his throne is the seated Emperor. Several men dressed as women are playing chorus girls wearing hats, bras and pants.

Three actors kneeling and four standing. There are several men dressed as women. One man is wearing a dark suit and bow tie. The others are wearing Chinese conical hats.

Grand Christmas Panto poster, Stalag Luft 3. 1942. It features a magic lamp, drawings of the cast with their names, a reference to 'The Cosmo Politan Girls' with three dancing girls. Produced by Rolan Evans. Book by R.D.I. Mogg. Music & Lyrics by…
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