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  1. "Divine" in character, wearing a "Heaven" t-shirt. Colour photographic postcard, 198-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1980 to 1988?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  2. Hinge and Bracket in character, posing in a garden. Photograph, 198-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1980 to 1989?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  3. "Daytimers" double-act in drag. Process print, 197-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1970 to 1979?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Two actors in drag wearing adorned dresses and large styled hair for publicity material. The two actors are inset dressed as themselves in circular portraits. A 1970s publicity flier for 'The Dayti...
  4. Dick Emery waving in a park. Photograph, 197-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1970 to 1979?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: He is wearing a patterned tracksuit with matching hat; he is smiling towards the viewer. A publicity release photograph with printed signature of Dick Emery (1915-1983), British comic. Emery was es...
  5. Vicky White in drag (?). Process print, 197-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1970 to 1979?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  6. A large group of men in drag at Club 82, New York City. Process print, 196-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1960 to 1969?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  7. Chris Shaw in drag. Photograph, 196-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1960 to 1969?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  8. Danny La Rue in drag. Photograph, 196-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1960 to 1969?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  9. Danny La Rue in drag. Photograph, 196-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1960 to 1969?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: He wears a white fur stole, black gloves and has styled blonde hair. Danny La Rue at the height of his fame, mid-1960s. Daniel Carroll (1927-2009) was born in Cork, Ireland, but brought up in centr...
  10. Danny La Rue in men's clothes. Photograph, 196-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1960 to 1969?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  11. Terry Durham in drag. Photograph, 196-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1960 to 1969?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  12. Mrs. Shufflewick (Rex Jameson), in drag character, holding a cup of tea. Photograph, ca. 1955.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1955
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  13. A man in drag standing on a stage. Photographic postcard, 195-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1950 to 1959?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  14. A sailor holds hands with a man in elaborate drag. Photographic postcard, 191-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1999?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: A naval officer holds hand with a man in an exotic dancer's costume. Location unidentified.
  15. A sailor in drag on S.S. Caronia. Photograph, 195-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1950 to 1959?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Very convincing amateur drag, mid 1950s.An unidentified merchant seamen on board S.S. Caronia. The Merchant Navy to some degree provided a bolt-hole for many 'obvious' homosexuals in the 1950s, whe...
  16. Jimmy De Lancy in drag. Photographic postcard, 195-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1950 to 1959
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  17. Jimmy O'Dea in character as Mrs. Biddy Mulligan. Photograph, 195-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1950 to 1959?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  18. Men in drag at Club My-O-My, New Orleans. Colour process print, 195-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1950 to 1959?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: A publicity card for Club My-O-My in the French Quarter of New Orleans, which was in operation from ca. 1930 until it was destroyed by fire in 1972. The club presented cross-dressed 'glamor drag' a...
  19. Men in drag at Club My-O-My, New Orleans. Colour process print, 195-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1950 to 1959?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: A publicity card for Club My-O-My in the French Quarter of New Orleans, which was in operation from ca. 1930 until it was destroyed by fire in 1972. The club presented cross-dressed 'glamor drag' a...
  20. Sailors in drag on S.S. Caronia. Photograph, 195-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1950 to 1959?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  21. Douglas Byng in drag during a pantomime. Photograph, 1952.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1952
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Douglas Byng in high glamour drag in the early fifties: he wears a white fur stole, has styled blonde hair and wears a long white dress, standing in front of an embossed leather screen. The English...
  22. Alan Haynes and Terry Gardener performing in drag in their revue 'Why go to Paris". Photograph, 1950.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1950
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The actors, in drag, wear matching costumes with huge bonnets; posing mid-dance whilst illuminated by a spotlight. A small snapshot of Alan Haynes and Terry Gardener, two of the original stars of '...
  23. Douglas Byng in drag. Photograph, 1950.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1950
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: He is wearing a fluffy outfit, spectacles and styled dark hair; smiling beyond the eye-line of the viewer. A fan photograph of Douglas Byng circa 1950 in one of his numerous cabaret performances, w...
  24. A man in drag poses on a beach. Photograph, 1949.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1949
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: A private snapshot. The subject poses on a beach wearing ladies' clothes: he wears a large hat and a summer dress, holding up a handbag as he smiles at the viewer
  25. Actors in pantomime in Brighton: S. West playing King Robert of Remlaf and H. Taylor in drag as Queen Aggie of Remlaf. Photographic postcard.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1999
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Amateur theatricals in Brighton. The Queen was a popular Dame figure in pantomime. Identities of cast members from pencil inscription on verso of print catalogued. Remlaf is a palindrome of Falmer,...
  26. Henri Defreyn in drag as a geisha. Process print after G. Dupont, 19--.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1999?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Henri Defreyn performing a parody of Sada Yacco, geisha and actress. The extremely popular Japanese entertainer Sada Yacco had toured the world 1900-1903 and caused a sensation wherever she went. S...
  27. John Lindstrom in drag. Photographic postcard, 19--.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1999
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  28. Ralph Mellor in drag. Photographic postcard by L.S. Langfier, 19--.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1999
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  29. Reg Wright in drag. Photographic postcard by Dyche, 19--.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1999
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  30. Stanley Cooke in drag as Charley's aunt. Photographic postcard, 19-- (?).

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1999?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Publicity postcard for Stanley Cook in 'Charley's aunt', the phenomenally successful farce by Brandon Thomas, which broke all theatre records in London when, after its opening in 1893, it ran for 1...
  31. Tommie Rose in drag. Photograph, 1948.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1948
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  32. Bert Ward in drag as a glamorous woman. Photographic postcard, 1947.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1947
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  33. Peter Love posing in drag. Photograph, 194-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1945 to circa 1950
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The actor in drag is naked, sitting upright, wearing elbow-length gloves and heels. He is side-on and turns his head to face the viewer, gazing downwards, with big blonde hair and make-up. A risqué...
  34. Ronnie Stewart in drag for 'Soldiers in skirts'. Photograph, 1947.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1947
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  35. 'Vic' (or Vi?) in drag. Photographic postcard, 194-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1945 to 1949?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: He poses wearing a white fluffy scarf, black dress and holding a cigarette; with styled blonde hair. He is sitting on a stool in front of musical note projections. Fan photograph of an unidentified...
  36. Bert O'Dare in drag, performing on stage. Photographic postcard, 1946.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1946
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  37. George Harris in drag as a young woman. Photograph, 1946.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1946
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: He wears a beaded hairband and a low cut dress, posing in profile with dark curly hair
  38. Louis Hayden in drag. Process print, 1946.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1946
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: He has dark styled hair and wears a feathered garment; he is posing face-on looking just above the line of the viewer
  39. Terry Gardener in drag. Photograph, 1946.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1946
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  40. Jimmy Slater in drag. Photographic postcard, 1945.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1945
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: He is wearing a delicately patterned dress, has styled blonde hair and is smiling at the viewer. Jimmy Slater (1896-1996) enjoyed one of the longest and most successful careers as a drag artist, en...
  41. An actor in drag, performing on stage at the Windmill Theatre. Photograph by Mme Yvonne, 194-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1940 to 1949?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  42. An actor in drag, performing on stage. Photograph by Mme Yvonne, 194-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1940 to 1949?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  43. An actor in drag. Photograph, 194-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1940 to 1949?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  44. An actor in drag, posing for a portrait. Photograph by Mme Yvonne, 194-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1940 to 1949?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  45. An actor in drag, posing for a portrait. Photograph by Mme Yvonne, 194-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1940 to 1949?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Apparently dressed as a comic working-class woman, he wears a long skirt and a coat, and holds a (dog-shaped?) bag on stage. The bag has polka dots which match his top
  46. An actor in drag, posing for a portrait. Photograph by Mme Yvonne, 194-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1940 to 1949?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  47. An actor in drag, posing for a portrait. Photograph by Mme Yvonne, 194-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1940 to 1949?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The actor in drag wears a low cut dress and sparkling earrings; with dark hair and a sparkly choker
  48. An actor in drag, posing in a studio. Photograph by Mme Yvonne, 194-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1940 to 1949?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The actor in drag wears a dress with black zig-zags and a large feathered hat; standing next to a small table with a vase of flowers
  49. George Coutts in drag. Photographic postcard, 194-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1940 to 1949?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  50. Harry Gordon performing in drag. Photographic postcard, 194-.

     
    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1940 to 1949?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The actor in drag is dressed in day clothes