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  1. Terry Bartlett in drag. Photograph, 193-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1930 to circa 1940
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The actor, in drag, wears a thin black dress and sits looking upwards smiling; with styled blonde hair. He holds his lower leg with one hand as his knee is upright, drawn in towards his torso. The ...
  2. Tiki Carpenter in drag as "The dancing Australian". Photographic postcard, ca. 1927.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to circa 1927?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  3. An man dressed as a parlour-maid. Photographic postcard, ca. 1910.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1910
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  4. An soldier in drag modelling for "The Timbertown Follies" at a prisoner of war camp in Groningen. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1914 to 1918?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: A man in drag stands in front of a striped backdrop for "Nash's magazine" at H.M.S Timbertown. The performance is 'The girl on the magazine cover', which refers to one of the George Edwardes produc...
  5. Ralph Mellor in drag. Photographic postcard by L.S. Langfier, 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’.
  6. 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
  7. 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...
  8. Two men, one in drag, wearing smart attire, pose as a couple within foliage. Photographic postcard, ca. 1900.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to circa 1910
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: An unidentified and unlocated couple in fancy dress. The drag character is wearing an extremely high quality street outfit, circa 1910. The very well-tailored tweed suit is topped off by a magnific...
  9. British servicemen in drag acting out a cooking class. Photograph, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910s
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Men in drag behind a long table. with a large fabric backdrop. A British concert party somewhere in the Middle East towards the end of World War I. A crude stage set has been erected on bare earth....
  10. Oscar Sabo dressed as a woman with Josefine Dora dressed as a man, as flamenco dancers. Photographic postcard by L. Willinger, 192-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1920 to circa 1930
    Topics: Female impersonators, Role reversal
    Description: Oscar Sabo (1881-1969) and Josefine Dora (1867-1944). Gender role reversal on a German–made photo postcard depicting two celebrated Austrian actors performing (unusually for them) in drag. Unidenti...
  11. Francis Cowley Burnand, in drag, poses wearing a large pink dress with flowers in his hair. Photograph, ca. 1855.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1855
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  12. Two men in drag sitting in conversation. Photograph, 1855/1860.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1855 to 1860?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  13. An man in drag posing side-on. Photograph, 1862.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1862
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  14. A man in drag holding a broom. Photograph, 1862.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1862
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  15. Ernest Boulton in drag. Photograph by London Stereoscopic Company, ca. 1871.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1871
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of The James Gardiner Collection. Victorian album.
  16. A man in drag resting against a chair. Photograph, 187-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1870 to 1879?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  17. Two men in drag side by side, in front of a painted backrop. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Both men are wearing elaborate robes (with stockings?) and have dark styled hair. The image is blurred
  18. Two men, one in drag, sitting next to each other. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The man on the left is wearing smart attire and the man in drag holds his hand but looks away. The man in drag wears a patterned dress and lace head garment
  19. Two men, one in drag, acting out a scene. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  20. Two men in drag (?) sitting opposite each other. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  21. Two men in drag posing in the act of dressing. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  22. Three men, one in drag, acting out a scene. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  23. Two men, one in drag, posing in disagreement. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  24. Two men, one in drag, posing with comic expressions. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  25. Two men, one in drag, posing as a couple. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  26. Two men, one in drag, posing as a performing couple. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  27. A man in drag poses wearing mauve attire. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  28. A man in drag is sitting down wearing a large white dress. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  29. A man in drag poses wearing a large pink dress. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  30. A man in drag poses sitting down, head-on, taking a nap. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  31. A man in drag poses with a bonnet, basket and broom. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  32. A man in drag poses side-on. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  33. A man in drag poses wearing an elaborate dress. Coloured photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  34. A man in drag poses with his arms crossed, wearing a ballerina costume. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  35. A man in drag poses with leaves in his styled hair. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  36. A man in drag with the expression of being deep in thought. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  37. A man in drag posing side-on. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  38. A man in drag standing side-on. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  39. A man in drag, seated, wearing dark clothing and a black hat. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  40. A man in drag posing in historical costume. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  41. A man in drag posing while rolling his eyes. Process print, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  42. A man in drag posing in bridal costume next to Centurion-style props. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  43. A man in drag dressed as a distinguished-looking young woman. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  44. A man in drag dressed as a bride, looking glum. Photograph, 189-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1890 to 1899?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Victorian album.
  45. Two men, one in drag, sit together on a bench. Photographic postcard, 190-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1901?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The man in drag is holding a parasol and wears elaborate costume, sitting next to the other man, who is dressed in smart summer attire. A couple in summer dress before an elaborate painted drop. Th...
  46. M. de Sternac in drag as one of the Barrison sisters. Process print, ca. 1901.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1901
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Fernand de Sternac performing a parody of the scandalous Danish-American dancer Gertrude Barrison
  47. M. de Sternac in drag as a geisha. Process print, ca. 1901.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1901
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  48. Dan Leno as "Mother Goose" performing at Drury Lane. Process print after Bassano, 1902.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1902
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  49. Two black actors, one in drag, dance together on stage. Coloured process print, ca. 1903.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1903
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  50. Two black actors, one in drag, dancing the Cake-Walk in Paris. Photographic postcard, 1903.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1903
    Topics: Cakewalk (Dance), Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  51. Leopoldo Fregoli, in drag, poses in several inset portraits. Process print, 1903.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1903
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  52. Leopoldo Fregoli, in drag, poses in several inset portraits. Process print, 1903.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1903
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Leopoldo Fregoli wears different costumes within many inset portraits, including one dressed as a policeman with a moustache and cape. Leopoldo Fregoli (Italian, 1867-1936) was the greatest 'protea...
  53. Leopoldo Fregoli, in drag, poses in several inset portraits. Process print, 1903.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1903
    Topics: Entertainers, Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  54. Actors, one in drag, pose for a group portrait as "Cheerokee Minstrels". Photographic postcard by H..E. Howorth, 1904.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1904
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  55. A boy dressed as a girl, wearing a bonnet; playing with a toy chariot. Photographic postcard, 1904.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1904
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: A private postcard of a little boy playing with a toy by the sash window of a rustic cottage. He is wearing standard knickerbockers and a tweed jacket, but also a fox-fur scarf and a very fancy ber...
  56. 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
  57. A shoeshine boy cleans the boots of a man in drag. Photographic postcard, ca. 1905.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1905
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The boy wears a registration number on his sleeve. In the background, a painted backdrop showing a city street. A photographic comic card produced by the firm of Bamforth, circa 1905. This genre of...
  58. Henry Cyril Paget, 5th Marquis of Anglesey, seated in drag by a tree. Photograph, 1905.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1905
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  59. An actor, in drag, called "Aunt Sammy", in an inset portrait. Photographic postcard, ca. 1905.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1905
    Topics: Aunts, Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  60. Louis Vernassier in drag poses with a harp. Process print, 1906.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1906
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  61. A man in drag, wearing a kimono; posing from behind a screen. Photographic postcard, 1906.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1906
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  62. A sailor in drag, wearing a milkmaid costume. Photographic postcard by H.J. Bond, 1906.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1906
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The man in drag is apparently Able Seaman Arthur Roach, a crew member of the H.M.S. Prince of Wales. He poses as a milkmaid behind a wooden fence and in front of a painted background. He is wearin...
  63. Tom E. Murray in character as "Mother Goose". Photographic postcard, 1907.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1907
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  64. Two sailors (?) on board ship: one in drag is playing a guitar. Photographic postcard, 1907.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1907
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Two men in drag and fancy dress on board ship. The man in drag is wearing a head scarf and sits next to the other man who wears a very tall hat (representing the ship's funnel) and has his face and...
  65. Leonard Lane, dressed as a woman, dancing. Photographic postcard, 1907.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1907
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  66. George Robey in drag. Photographic postcard, 190-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1905 to 1907
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  67. Julian Eltinge in drag. Photographic postcard, 1907.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1907
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  68. Julian Eltinge in drag. Coloured photographic postcard, ca. 1907.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1907
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  69. Fred Sinclair in drag and Gracie Whiteford pose in character. Photographic postcard, 1907.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1907
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  70. Gustav Luzernow, an actor, in drag, posing in several small inset portraits. Process print, 1907.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1907
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  71. Actors in the pantomime "Sindbad" at Drury Lane. Photographic postcard, 1907.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1907
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The four men, two in drag, pose on a piece of stage furniture. A superb group of dames at Drury Lane in 1907. Having established Drury Lane Theatre as the foremost venue for pantomime, the producer...
  72. Albert Letine in drag. Postcard, ca. 1907.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1907
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  73. People at Rickmansworth, Herts., some in drag, gather outside at a swimmming gala. Photographic postcard, 1908.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1908
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photographs of military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag.
  74. Malcolm Scott in character as a "Gibson Girl". Photographic postcard, 1908.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1908
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  75. An actor in drag, known as "Maurice"; poses on stage mid-dance. Photographic postcard, 1908.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1908
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  76. Thomasset, an actor in drag, poses wearing a large hat. Photographic postcard, 190-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1909?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  77. Two men in drag, one wearing a detailed feathered head garment, pose for a portrait. Photographic postcard by F. Wood, 190-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1909?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The men are wearing very elaborate costumes and are standing in front of a painted backdrop. Private theatricals at Dudley, Worcestershire, circa 190-. One man wears what appears to be an early Vic...
  78. Two amateur actors, one in drag, share a kiss on stage, in front of a detailed backdrop of trees at Beverloo Camp in 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 audience as the other man leans over from behind, kissing the man in drag on the cheek. Shows theatrical entertainment at Beverlo(o) Camp, the largest military trainin...
  79. 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...
  80. Russell Wallett in drag as a Gibson Girl. Process print, 19--.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1909
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Russell Wallett (1867-1912), English actor, music hall entertainer and female impersonator
  81. Man de Wirth in drag. Photographic postcard, 190-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1909
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The item catalogued bears an autograph message from the subject on the verso giving his address as the Colosseum Theatre, Bremen and giving his future itinerary. Although biographical detail of de ...
  82. Louis Vernassier, in drag, in nine inset portraits. Process print, 190-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1909?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  83. George Lashwood in drag performing a song about two lovers at twilight. Photographic postcard, 190-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1909
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Popular music-hall songs were often publicised on postcards which featured the lyrics with some illustration, either artist drawn or photographic. This unusual card presents a combination of both, ...
  84. Herbert Campbell and Dan Leno in character. Photographic postcard by Hana Studios, 190-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1909?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Herbert Campbell, dressed as a woman dressed as a man, addresses Dan Leno in the costume of one of the Guards' regiments. Herbert Campbell and Dan Leno were an extremely popular duo, appearing in s...
  85. K. Scott-Barrie in character as "The entertainer". Process print, 190-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1909?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  86. George Robey in character. Photographic postcard by Foulsham & Banfield, ca. 1905-1910.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1909?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  87. E. Leslie Lloyd in drag as a Pierrette. Photographic postcard, 1909.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1909
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: An obscure, possibly amateur, performer E. Leslie Lloyd dressed as a Pierrette of the kind popularised by H.G. Pelissier
  88. An actor in pantomime drag. Photographic postcard by Hana Studios, 190-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1909?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  89. Arthur Lennard in drag over his male clothing, smoking a cigar. Photographic postcard, 19--.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1909
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  90. Arthur Grayson, dressed as a bride, for "The Jollity Boys". Photographic postcard, 1909.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1909
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  91. Actors in "Madame Lloyd's choir and orchestra". Process print, 190-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1909?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  92. An man in drag is wearing a revealing dress and holding a staff, posing with his other hand on his hip. Photographic postcard, 1909.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1909
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: An unidentified man wears a large hat and appears to be standing on a rug with plants either side. He wears elaborate theatrical drag, in which the draped frock is daringly (for the time) slashed ...
  93. A man in drag. Photographic postcard by Fred C. Palmer, 190-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1909?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Possibly the same performer as shown in Wellcome Library no. 2045350i (dressed half as Charlie Chaplin, half as a woman). Almost certainly a professional performer. Herne Bay was a popular holiday ...
  94. A man in drag holding a baby. Photographic postcard by Photo Jos. Dumont.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1909?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  95. Three actors (George, Joey and Jock Preston), one in drag, pose lighting cigarettes. Photographic postcard, 1910.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1910
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  96. Two men in drag wearing face masks and patterned robes, holding fans. Photographic postcard, ca. 1910.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1910
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Two men wearing flowing robes and grotesque masks, standing side by side in front of a plain background
  97. Two men in drag acting on stage. Photographic postcard. 1905-1910.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1905 to circa 1910
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photographs of military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag.
  98. Robert Bertin in drag as a geisha. Photographic postcard, ca. 1910.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1910
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  99. R. Bertin in character as Mademoiselle Foscolo. Photographic postcard, ca. 1910.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1910
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Robert Bertin was a skilled impersonator of some of the most stars of the French popular theatre. Here he is in drag wearing a flowery dress and holding a perfume spray-bottle in the character of M...
  100. Lawrie in male clothes. Photographic postcard, ca. 1910.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1910
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  101. Lawrie in drag. Photographic postcard, ca. 1910.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1910
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: "Lawrie" identified only from name in inscription on Wellcome Library copy. Good amateur drag on a photographic postcard circa 1910
  102. Louis Vincent in drag holding a drinking glass. Process print, ca. 1905-1910.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1905 to 1910?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  103. Four Dutch servicemen, one in drag, standing on snowy ground near residential property. Photographic postcard, ca. 1910.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1910
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: One of the men points to the man in comic drag, who is wearing dark attire. A group in an outdoor setting in the Netherlands
  104. Clem Matthews in drag. Photographic postcard, ca. 1910.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1910
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  105. Arthur Stigant in drag. Photographic postcard, 1910 (?).

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1910
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  106. An actor in drag poses on stage as "Sulmary". Process print, ca. 1910.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1910
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  107. A member of the Elvio Comedy Trio in drag. Photographic postcard, ca. 1905-1910.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1905 to 1910
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  108. A man in drag, posing in a dark hat in front of a brick wall. Photographic postcard, ca. 1910.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1910
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  109. A performer in drag, wearing a large flowery dress, poses with a cigarette on stage. Photographic postcard, ca. 1908-1910.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1908 to 1910
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The performer is leaning against a small table with a door and curtain in the background. A charming (and almost certainly professional) young man wearing a typical soubrette's outfit, circa 1908-1...
  110. A family, all members wearing grotesque masks, the father in drag. Photographic postcard, ca. 1910.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1910
    Topics: Female impersonators, Masks
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photographs of military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag.
  111. Three actors, two in drag, posing in cowboy costumes. Photographic postcard, 1911.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1911
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  112. Maitland Cecil Melville Wills, in drag, posing in a black corset and heavy skirt; on Shrove Tuesday 1911. Photographic postcard, 1911.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1911
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  113. A man in drag wearing a very large hat with a veil, stands in front of a painted backdrop, with dense foliage. Photographic postcard, 1911.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1911
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: He is holding a plush velvet muff and is wearing very distinctive costume. Very sophisticated amateur drag at Stratford-on-Avon in 1911. This man makes a convincing woman, although the costume is r...
  114. 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’.
  115. Julian Eltinge in the "Fascinating widow" poses for his portrait. Process print, 1914.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1914
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Julian Eltinge in male clothing. Julian Eltinge (born William Dalton, 1881?-1941), was perhaps the most successful American female impersonator of the twentieth century. By 1904 he was already appe...
  116. George Scholey in drag. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1912 to circa 1914
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  117. Harry Hawksbee in drag posing in a park. Photographic postcard, 1914.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1914
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Harry Hawksbee, a music-hall entertainer, in drag, stands wearing a large dress and holding an umbrella. A private postcard from 1914, sent by Harry from Lees House at Yalding, Kent' to his friend ...
  118. Douglas Byng in drag as a pierrette. 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’.
  119. Harry Hawksbee in drag, rehearsing a song with a man wearing sunglasses; posing outdoors. 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’.
  120. Harry Hawksbee in drag, wearing a large coat; posing outside near trees. 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’.
  121. Two men in drag in a garden: one is handing the other sticks of chewing gum as an alternative to gossip. Colour process print, 1915.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1915
    Topics: Chewing gum, Female impersonators, Gossip
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Romantic fantasy and comic postcards, and photographs on gender and masculinity.
  122. Sailors on H.M.S Dominion, one in bridal drag, conduct a mock wedding on Christmas Day. Photographic postcard, 1915.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1915
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: A mock wedding on board H.M.S. Dominion. The bride (in drag) and groom are being married by a man dressed as a teacher (wearing mortar board). They are surrounded by other male crew members. A Chri...
  123. Julian Eltinge in "The fascinating widow" poses for his portrait. Process print, 1915.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1915
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  124. Actors, one in drag, pose as "The Scottish Dons". Photographic postcard, 1915.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1915
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  125. Two British servicemen, one in drag, between shows in Genoa. Photographic postcard, 1916.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1916
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: British servicemen Percy Puttick and Jock Anderson at Genoa in 1916. The man in drag is playing a fairy queen and gestures towards the other man, who leans away with his arms crossed. Possibly perf...
  126. Two members of a military concert party pose on stage: one is in drag with a large hat and pigtails. Photographic postcard, 1915-1916.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1915? to 1916?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The man in drag makes a curtsey whilst holding hands with the other man, as they stand on fabric, in front of folding scenery. Two privates performing with 'The Issues', a concert party attached to...
  127. Three actors performing at a prisoner of war camp in Münster. Photographic postcard, ca. 1916.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1916
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: A character in drag is pleading with (possibly?) her father, whilst being restrained by the other man in drag (the mother?), within domestic scenery. A melodrama being played out on the well-improv...
  128. Members of a military concert party during World War I. Photographic postcard, ca. 1916.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1916
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photographs of military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag.
  129. Julian Eltinge. Process print, 1916.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1916
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  130. Julian Eltinge in drag. Process print, ca. 1916.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1916
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  131. Julian Eltinge in drag wearing crinoline. Process print, ca. 1916.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1916
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  132. Julian Eltinge in male clothing. Process print, ca. 1916.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1916
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  133. An man in drag as "Gertie" wearing a checked coat. Photographic postcard, 1916.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1916
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: A man in drag with dark hair poses for a portrait, which is cropped and smudged. A portrait of 'Gertie', an otherwise unidentified concert party drag performer, dated 1916
  134. Actors performing at a prisoner of war camp in Münster. Photographic postcard. 1916.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1916
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Many characters, some in drag, are in a crowded scene within the detailed domestic stage set. A melodrama being played out on the well-improvised set of the camp theatre at Münster prisoner of war ...
  135. Actors performing at a prisoner of war camp in Osnabrück. Photographic postcard. 1916.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1916
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Belgian prisoners of war performing at Osnabruck Camp on a real photo postcard sent back home to Liege by Lt. Jos. Frenay (presumably one of the subjects). Three of the ten characters backstage are...
  136. A convalescent soldier (Lance-Corporal R.C. Thomas) poses in drag, wearing a silk dress and sitting with a mourning veil. Photographic postcard, 1916.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1916
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: "The man known as Summerdown Kate was Lance-Corporal R. C. Thomas who was at the Summerdown Convalescent Camp and a member of the camp's entertainment group (the Knuts Kamp Komedy Kompany). He was ...
  137. 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...
  138. Three sailors with arms round each other. Photographic postcard, 1917.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1917
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Three sailors, the man in the centre is in drag. A Christmas party on board HMS Royal Oak, soon after she went into service at the Battle of Jutland (31 May and 1 June 1916). The ship was sunk afte...
  139. Fred Hutchings in character; performing on stage. Process print, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1917
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  140. French or Belgian prisoners of war, one in drag, performing a scene from "L'anglais tel qu'on le parle" at Friedberg Camp, Germany. Photographic postcard, 1917.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1917
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The men, dressed as different characters, are all looking at the man in drag, who is seated at a table using a telephone. The actors are identified on verso of print catalogued. There are no furthe...
  141. Amateur actors, some in drag, pose on stage in "Gee-Whizz". Photographic postcard, 1917.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1917
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Some men in drag sit under umbrellas, on the laps of other men; as a man in drag is greeted by a gentleman with a top hat. The Europa Concert Party performing a piece entitled 'Gee Whiz'. No record...
  142. British prisoners of war in smart attire performing a show at a prisoner of war camp in Cottbus. Photographic postcard by P. Tharan, 1916-1917.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1916? to 1917?
    Topics: Female impersonators, Seaside resorts
    Description: One actor is in drag, holding a baby, as two other men face the camera. The beach tableau shows a family relaxing on the sands with mother, father, boy wearing an Eton collar and a mortar-board; 'M...
  143. A French prisoner of war in drag acting in an internment camp in Dülmen. Photographic postcard, ca. 1917.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1917
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photographs of military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag.
  144. Two actors, one in drag, dancing together on stage. Photographic postcard, 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Both actors are wearing evening attire whilst posing mid-dance, in front of a painted backdrop. Concert party performers Jack Rogers and partner in France 1918-19
  145. Two amateur actors, both in drag, confront each other on stage. Photographic postcard, ca. 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The two characters perform a scene on a very detailed and furnished stage set. Amateur drag depicted without location on a British photographic postcard. One performer wears high fashion women's cl...
  146. Two actors in drag, performing in character; wearing matching costume. Photograph, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1914 to 1918?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  147. Two men, both in drag, pose wearing hats and make-up. Photographic postcard, ca. 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: A pair of unidentified concert party cross-dressers, wearing fashionable day-wear, circa 1918. One man wears a dress and a type of beret and the other man has pigtails and a white scarf.
  148. Two actors, one in drag, pose on garden furniture. Photographic postcard, 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The man in drag is dressed all in white and the other man in smart attire, leaning in with one foot on a garden chair. Performers with an unidentified concert party performing behind the lines in F...
  149. Soldiers, some in drag, performing in the concert party "The Goods". Photographic postcard, 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photographs of military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag.
  150. Soldiers, one in drag, performing in the concert party "The Goods". Photographic postcard, 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The central drag performer is dancing on points, watched by three animated characters at the sides of the set. A performer in a stage box is dressed as the popular comic actor George Robey. The com...
  151. Soldiers, one in drag, performing in the concert party "The Goods". Photographic postcard, 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: A man standing in the centre is looked upon by two lines of other characters either side. The company "The Goods" was attached to the 58th (London) Division in France. The concert party for this Di...
  152. Soldiers, one in drag, performing in the concert party "The Goods". Photographic postcard, 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The man in drag in standing to the side of the stage with several other characters sitting in a line. Inscription on verso of print catalogued identifies the company as attached to the 58th (London...
  153. Soldiers watching a revue. Postcard, ca. 1916, after J. Thiriar.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1914 to 1918?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Soldiers, as seen from behind the crowd, watch two soldiers in uniform and a third in drag perform a revue. To left, a brass band. The artwork shows a camp theatre behind the lines in Flanders in 1...
  154. Servicemen in Malta performing a play, some in drag. Photographic postcard by R. Ellis, ca. 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators, World War, 1914-1918
    Description: Many characters, some in drag, are in a crowded scene within a detailed domestic stage set. This jolly scene shows three men dressed as young girls ( long plaits and short skirts), as well as a hou...
  155. Seven sailors standing together on deck. Photographic postcard, 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Six of the seven sailors are in drag, with a military man in the centre. A concert party on board ship. Royal Marines (?) as a Pierrette troupe on board H.M.S. St. Vincent. 'The Great Casimir' was ...
  156. Harry Vernon (?) Capell in drag as "Irene ?". Photographic postcard, ca. 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  157. French prisoners of war, some in drag, in a performance of "Les maris de Léontine" at Sennelager prisoner of war camp in Germany. Photographic postcard, 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators, Prisoners of war, World War, 1914-1918
    Description: French civil prisoners of war at Senne camp, performing 'Les maris de Léontine' written in 1900 by Alfred Capus, a typical salon piece (or 'drawing room comedy') of the type popular in this period
  158. French or Belgian prisoners of war, some in drag, posing on stage during a crowded scene of "La dame aux camélias"; at Sennelager prisoner of war camp in Germany. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators, Prisoners of war, World War, 1914-1918
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photographs of military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag.
  159. French or Belgian prisoners of war, some in drag, posing on stage during a crowded scene of "La dame aux camélias"; at Sennelager prisoner of war camp in Germany. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators, Prisoners of war, World War, 1914-1918
    Description: Several people are seated at tables and characters in evening wear are standing in mid-dance. This looks like an ambitious production of a play based on the 1848 novel by Alexandre Dumas fils
  160. French or Belgian prisoners of war, some in drag, posing on stage during a crowded scene of "La dame aux camélias"; at Sennelager prisoner of war camp in Germany. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators, Prisoners of war, World War, 1914-1918
    Description: Several people are seated at tables and characters in evening wear are standing in conversation. A white lamp shade is situated to the left of the scene. This looks like an ambitious production of ...
  161. French or Belgian prisoners of war, some in drag, posing on stage during a crowded scene of "La dame aux camélias"; at Sennelager prisoner of war camp in Germany. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators, Prisoners of war, World War, 1914-1918
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photographs of military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag.
  162. Four British prisoners of war at a prisoner of war camp in Cottbus, posing as lovers. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1915 to 1918?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photographs of military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag.
  163. French prisoners of war, one in drag, performing a show at Sennelager prisoner of war camp in Germany. Photographic postcard, 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators, World War, 1914-1918
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photographs of military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag.
  164. Four sailors performing in the play 'The Great Casimir'. Photographic postcard, 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Two married couples in which the brides are sailors in drag (Royal Marines?), on board H.M.S. St. Vincent. They are performimg the wedding ceremony in 'The Great Casimir', a musical play by Henry S...
  165. Ern and Chick, two actors, Chick in drag, pose in summer attire. Photographic postcard, ca. 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: One actor is in drag, seated on some steps, while the other holds a hat and kneels with one leg on the steps. Chick's drag consists of a fashionable (ca. 1918) calf-length frock gathered at the hip...
  166. Billie Howell in drag, performing in a costume with a fur trim. Photograph, ca. 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  167. Belgian prisoners of war, some in drag, pose on stage for a group portrait; at Sennelager prisoner of war camp in Germany. Photographic postcard, 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators, Prisoners of war, World War, 1914-1918
    Description: Various characters gather together for this large group portrait, in front of a painted backdrop. An interesting variety of drag acts and men in military uniformsA high quality sepia toned gelatin ...
  168. An actor in drag, from "Jays concert party". Photographic postcard, 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  169. British servicemen dancing in a line, some are in drag. Photograph, ca. 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: A British concert party somewhere in the Middle East towards the end of World War I. A large group of performers, in drag and different costumes, dance a knees-up, with a fabric backdrop
  170. British airforce servicemen performing a sketch, striking an animated pose. Photograph, 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: A British concert party somewhere in the Middle East towards the end of World War I. Men in drag performing 'The giddy Pasha', with a fabric backdrop. The Pasha and his wives have joined forces wit...
  171. British servicemen in drag playing characters in a play. Photograph, ca. 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photographs of military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag.
  172. A man in drag and a man in male clothes looking into each others' eyes. Photographic postcard.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1914 to 1918?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: An unmarked French-produced postcard, World War I period, showing an unidentified concert party or prisoner-of-war camp theatrical production
  173. A British prisoner-of-war at Krefeld camp, in drag, poses in character. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1914 to 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Conditions at Krefeld were apparently not too tough for allied POWs if this picture is a guide. Camp entertainment was indeed just that: this very young-looking British serviceman 'Gloria', wears a...
  174. A man in drag wears make-up and is holding flowers, posing for his portrait. Photographic postcard, ca. 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Wearing a delicate dress and is looking straight at the viewer, 'Jack' is beautifully made up and posed, in an oval vignette on a card dedicated to 'Claude'. A professionally printed and produced c...
  175. A soldier who ecaped from the Turks dressed as a woman; advertising the military magazine "The Wide World". Photographic postcard, ca. 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Postcard reproduction of a cover of 'Wide World Magazine' (published London 1898-1965) showing a soldier in drag, with him in military uniform inset, with text alluding to how the soldier "escaped ...
  176. A sailor on H.M.S St. Vincent, in drag as a bride in a performance of 'The Great Casimir'. Photographic postcard, 1918.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1918
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Able seaman Smith is dressed as a bride, "Ninetta", holding a bouquet of flowers, in front of a leafy painted backdrop. He is wearing a high waisted frock with a short train of the kind fashionable...
  177. A French prisoner of war acting in an internment camp in Dülmen, performing in drag, wearing a long white dress. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1915 to 1918?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: A man in drag holding a fan, leaning against a plain background. 'Richard', a French prisoner of war at Dülmen Camp in Germany, wearing a delightful and beautifully-made tiered and sequinned frock ...
  178. Two men in bed, one in drag: they have been woken up by the sound of burglars. Colour lithograph, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: Romantic fantasy and comic postcards, and photographs on gender and masculinity.
  179. Three actors, one in drag, posing in a tableau. Process print, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  180. Three musicians, one in drag, in bizarre masks for an "Olympia" masked ball. Photographic postcard by Brincker, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  181. Two actors, both in drag, pose in character as old women. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  182. Two characters played by Shaun Glenville, one in male and one in female garb. Photographic print by Fielding, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  183. Two British prisoners of war, one in drag, posing for "The Timbertown Follies", at a prisoner of war camp in Groningen. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photographs of military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag.
  184. 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 (?)
  185. Two amateur actors, both in drag, having a drink on stage. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The two characters perform a scene on a very detailed and furnished stage set; both are seated at a table. Amateur drag depicted without location on a British photographic postcard. One performer w...
  186. Two men, one in drag, the other dressed as a cowboy, pose in front of a plain background. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photographs of military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag.
  187. Two men, one in drag, dressed as bride and groom. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photographs of military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag.
  188. Two prisoners of war, one in drag, pose with a chair. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photographs of military, naval, and prisoner-of-war camp drag.
  189. Two amateur actors, one in drag as 'Charley's Aunt', greet each other in front of painted 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 in drag is dressed in white and is holding a small fan. He is greeted by a man in smart attire with a top hat. Amateur drag behind the lines, early in World War I, with the same backdrop as...
  190. Three sailors, two in drag wearing pierrette costumes, pose on deck. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Sailors left and right in drag as Pierrettes in costumes based on Pelissier's Follies. The man in the centre is wearing a large false moustache
  191. Two amateur actors in drag, wearing elaborate costume. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Two young men wearing very elaborate, but distinctly amateur drag, in pre-World War I fashions. The man on the left wears a hat with very long feathers, which arch over the man on the right, who is...
  192. 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...
  193. 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...
  194. 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. ...
  195. Two amateur actors embrace on the deck of a ship; one is in drag, the other is kneeling on one knee. 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 wears high boots and a headscarf and could be playing the character of a pirate. Same subject as in Wellcome Library no. 2043344i, with a different young man kneeling before him, we...
  196. Two men, one in drag, posing in front of a doorway. Photograph, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Two men, one is seated in drag, wear smart summer attire in front of a large doorway. Subjects and location unidentified: probably a World War I concert party
  197. Two English prisoners of war dressed for a show at a prisoner of war camp in Cottbus. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Posing before an elaborate painted drop, a standing figure wearing partial naval officer's uniform has his arm round the seated soldier who wears elaborate drag consisting of a high waisted frock i...
  198. Two British soldiers performing as clowns for "The Timbertown Follies", at a prisoner of war camp in Groningen. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: One man is in drag as a female clown, seated on a swing, with the male clown standing behind. Both wear white geometric patterned costume. Two performers from 'The Timbertown Follies'.This is a ver...
  199. Two men seated together on stage. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: One man is in drag seating on the other man's lap, in front of a painted backdrop. The same figure in drag as in Wellcome Library no. 2043037i is seated on the lap of a different man, dressed in a...
  200. 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...