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Reuben Austin Snow, the cross-dressing hermit of Cape Cod, seated in front of cottage, knitting

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Title:
Reuben Austin Snow, the cross-dressing hermit of Cape Cod, seated in front of cottage, knitting
Description:
Snow died 1929-07-19? Close-up in front of his house; pictured dressed as an old woman.
Photographer:
Blackington, Alton H.
Date:
[ca. 1929]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Black-and-white photographs
Glass plate negatives
Location:
Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
Collection (local):
Alton H. Blackington Collection
Subjects:
Dwellings
Eccentrics and eccentricities
Knitting
Transvestites
Homes and haunts
Snow, Reuben Austin
Places:
MassachusettsBarnstable (county)Orleans
Extent:
1 photograph ; 12.5 x 10 cm.
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Place of origin:
Orleans (Mass.)
Language:
English
Identifier:
muph061-sl688-i001