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  1. A morning frolic

    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: Mar. 25, 1780
    Topics: Animals, Appearance, Clothing, Couples, Crossdressing, Soldiers, Visual arts
    Description: Two people in a bedroom by a table set for tea. One is wearing a dress, along with a soldier's hat and a sword; conversely, the other is wearing soldier's vestments and has a women's wig and fan.
  2. An Actress at her Toilet, or, Miss Brazen Just Breecht

    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: Jun. 24, 1779
    Topics: Actors, Animals, Clothing, Crossdressing, Visual arts
    Description: The interior of a well-furnished dressing-room. A young woman stands in the centre, arms akimbo, putting on a pair of breeches and looking towards the mirror which stands on a dressing-table (right...
  3. Delpini a la Rossi

    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator: Sayers, James
    Date: Apr. 26, 1785
    Topics: Crossdressing, Etching, Opera, Performing arts, Visual arts
    Description: "Delpini, dressed as a woman, both arms held above his head, runs forward in profile to the left imitating a dancer. Beneath the title is etched: "Grace was in all her Steps" &c."--British Muse...
  4. Exquisite Dandies

    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator: Robert, Cruikshank
    Date: Dec. 8, 1818
    Topics: Appearance, Clothing, Crossdressing, Gender, Social norms, Visual arts
    Description: Two men, referred to in the image as "dandies" are pictured dressing themselves. They speak to one another of their appearances. The men are depicted satirically.
  5. I Play the Part

    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: 1888
    Topics: Actors, Crossdressing, Male impersonators, Portrait prints, Stipple engraving, English, Theatre, Visual arts
    Subject: Constant Couple, George Farquhar, Margaret Woffinton, William Hogarth
    Description: Portrait, half-length, looking at the viewer, with her hand in her waistcoat; in the character of Sir Harry Wildair in Farquhar's Constant couple.
  6. Lord W- G- habited as a milliner

    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: 1769
    Topics: Appearance, Clothing, Crossdressing, Etching, Visual arts
    Subject: William Gordon
    Description: Lord William Gordon is depicted dressed as a Millener.
  7. Miss Wicket and Miss Trigger

    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1778
    Topics: Animals, Clothing, Social norms, Sports, Visual arts
    Description: Printed for Carington Bowles, No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London, publish'd as the Act directs [after January 1, 1778?] Two well-dressed young ladies meet before a farm house. On the left, ...
  8. See here presented to your view

    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: 1799
    Topics: Clothing, Crossdressing, Etching, Soldiers, Visual arts
  9. St. George and the Dragon

    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator: Cruikshank, Isaac
    Date: Oct. 12, 1789
    Topics: Boxing, Etching, Politics, Social norms, Visual arts
    Subject: Chevalier D'Eon
    Description: "A boxing scene (two couples): the Prince of Wales and Hanger are worsted by d'Eon and St. George. In the foreground (right) Hanger staggers backwards under the attack of St. George; his hat and bl...
  10. The Feminine Gender

    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator: Kingsbury, Henry
    Date: Feb. 2, 1787
    Topics: Appearance, Clothing, Crossdressing, Etching, Femininity, Gender, Visual arts
    Description: A rather feminine-looking man walks to the left. He has a protruding "derrière" which makes his coat tails stand out and a very prominant bosom of ruffles. A large hat is set on top of curled hair...
  11. The Masculine Gender

    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator: Kingsbury, Henry
    Date: Feb. 2, 1787
    Topics: Appearance, Clothing, Crossdressing, Etching, Gender, Masculinity, Visual arts
    Description: A rather mannish-looking woman with a large hat and an enormous parasol walks away from us to the right, holding up her skirts in back with her left hand and revealing tall boots, stockings and a b...
  12. The trial of M. d'Eon by a jury of matrons

    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: 1771
    Topics: Appearance, Clothing, Crossdressing, Etching, Jury, Social norms, Visual arts
    Subject: Chevalier D'Eon
    Description: "The Chevalier d'Eon (l.), wearing a military hat and the order of St. Louis round his neck, stands, partly draped, on a pedestal before a jury of twelve ladies (r.) who are to decide upon his sex,...