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  1. Willie Manders in drag and in men's attire. Photographic postcard, 1914.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1914
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  2. Willie Manders and Frank A. Terry, in character; posing back to back. Photographic postcard, 192-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1920 to 1929?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  3. Wilfred Watson in drag. Photographic postcard.

    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’.
  4. 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’.
  5. '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...
  6. Two young men, one in drag, playing rag and bone men. Photographic postcard, 192-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1920 to 1929?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Two unidentified young lads dressed up in comedy fancy dress in the 1920s at an unidentified British location. They are playing a rag and bone merchant and his wife.The young man on the left has a ...
  7. Two young men in drag wearing Japanese costumes, pose together holding fans, underneath a parasol. Photographic postcard, 1905.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1905
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Presented in a circular vignette, the two young men pose in Japanese geisha costumes (kimonos, decorated hair and make-up) inspired by the Gilbert and Sullivan opera 'The Mikado', first performed 1885
  8. Two young boys in single beds applying make-up and perfume to themselves. Colour process print after Rob-Vel, 193-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1930 to 1939?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Romantic fantasy and comic postcards, and photographs on gender and masculinity.
  9. Two soldiers playing in a military concert party embrace: one is in drag and the other is wearing a kilt. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: A sergeant in the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders in a close embrace with a man dressed in what would seem to be a hastily improvised drag consisting of a working girl's overall and Red Cross cap. ...
  10. Two soldiers, one in drag, sit close to each other on stage, in front of a detailed backdrop of trees at Beverlo Camp, Belgium. Process print, 190-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1909?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The man in drag is facing the other man as they sit on elaborate furniture.Shows theatrical entertainment at Beverlo(o) Camp, the largest military training installation in Belgium, at Bourg-Léopold...
  11. Two soldiers, one in drag called "Miss Billy Timmins", are seated in front of a painted backdrop. Photographic postcard, 1917.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1917
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Both gaze out, turning their heads to the side. The man wears evening attire whereas Miss Timmins appears more casually dressed. A concert party behind the lines in France, March 1917. 'The Royal B...
  12. Two soldiers embracing on a bale of hay, one in drag. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: A soldier in drag is gazing into the eyes of the other, the former is dubbed "The camp darling". Army Post office cancellation for 1912. A concert party scene with a Colour sergeant from the 12th H...
  13. Two sailors, one in drag, sit on stage at a table, in front of very detailed scenery. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The man on the left has make-up, is smoking a cigar and wearing a checked suit; the man in drag sits opposite, holding an umbrella (?)
  14. Two sailors, one in drag, pose on deck holding props. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The man in drag is looking away from the viewer and his companion is wearing a false moustache. A Pierrot revue on board ship. Pierrot is wearing a sailor's pea-jacket, adapted to resemble the typi...
  15. Two sailors, one in drag, embracing while sitting on a stage balcony. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Two Royal Navy sailors in an intimate pose, World War I period. One is in drag, wearing a girl's sailor suit and a long dark wig, a fashionable and well-observed costume: note the 'cupid's bow' lip...