A friend sent this to me a while back, without any background or information, but secure in the knowledge that a 1920s era photo of a transgender (submissive?) "in training" would intrigue me. Does it ever! Hopefully, it intrigues you too.
I note her shirt has English but she's holding something with French on it. By its style, I'm guessing this was shot in France, but if you have better ideas, I'd love to hear them.