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  1. 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’.
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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
  6. 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 ...
  7. 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’.
  8. 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, ...
  9. 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...
  10. 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’.
  11. 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’.
  12. 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
  13. 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’.
  14. 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’.
  15. 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’.