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This Is Not A Victorian Lady

It’s F. Scott Fitzgerald in drag. He was the prettiest girl in the show.

The photos were taken in 1916 to help promote The Evil Eye at Princeton’s Triangle Club. Fitzgerald was in his third year at Princeton when the musical-comedy troupe performed the bawdy lyrics penned by the future Great Gatsby writer.

In a review of his performance, the Times referred to Fitzgerald as “the most beautiful” girl in the whole production.

Below: F. Scott Fitzgerald with his wife, Zelda.

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