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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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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.
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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.
  21. 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
  22. 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...
  23. 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.
  24. 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
  25. 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.
  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. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. Two men in elaborate drag. Photographic postcard. 192--.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1920 to 1929?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Two men in elaborate drag dressed for an occasion. Head and shoulders portrait of two men in elaborate period costume (although quite which period is a mystery). Lots of wig and make-up, and the wa...
  31. 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
  32. 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.
  33. 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
  34. 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.
  35. 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...
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. Two members of the Quaintesques pose in front of a poster advertising Billie Manders. Photograph, 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’.
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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’.
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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.
  48. 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’.
  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 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. Two actors pose on stage: a man wearing top hat and tails gazes down at a man in drag. Photographic postcard, 192-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1920 to 1929?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The man in drag is seated wearing white, and the man in the top hat wears a monocle and tilts the seated man's head upwards. Amateur theatricals in South London (judging from an inscription on the ...
  57. Two actors performing 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: A man in drag is seated in front of a gentleman, both are wearing evening attire. They are two of the stars of the Timbertown Follies, Mr. P.R. ("Mollie") Morgan and Mr. D.G. Harrison.A scene from ...
  58. 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...
  59. 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
  60. 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’.
  61. 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’.
  62. Tommie Rose in drag. Photograph, 1948.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1948
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  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. Tom Delaware in drag. Photographic postcard by Fielding, 192-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1920 to 1929?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Tom Delaware in Spanish dancer style character drag. He wears a large black hat and has styled blonde hair; gazing upwards beyond the viewer. A typical touring act that might have appeared in any o...
  65. Tom Delaware in character. Photographic postcard by Fielding, 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’.
  66. 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’.
  67. Three soldiers, two in drag, pose in costume. Photographic postcard, ca. 1920.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1920
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: A soldier in drag dressed as a lady is seated in the centre, with (left) a man in white tuxedo and (right) a man in drag dressed as a maid. There are glimpses of others in the background. Army Camp...
  68. 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...
  69. 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
  70. 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’.
  71. Three men performing a scene from a play. Photographic postcard. 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: One of the performers is in drag, one is a clown and the other is dressed in evening wear. French or Belgian, World War I period. Pierrot pleads with Columbine. This well-decorated set has been ere...
  72. 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.
  73. 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’.
  74. 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...
  75. Three actors perform on stage. Photographic postcard, 1928.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1928
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  76. 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’.
  77. Three actors in drag, posing in a variety of costumes; in front of a basket on the floor. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1918 to 1920?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  78. 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’.
  79. 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’.
  80. "The Hassans" in character, performing on stage. Photographic print, 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’.
  81. Terry Gardener in drag. Photograph, 1946.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1946
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  82. Terry Durham in drag. Photograph, 196-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1960 to 1969?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  83. Terry Bartlett in drag. Photographic postcard, 1938.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1938
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
  84. 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 ...
  85. Stanley Cooke in drag as Charley's aunt. Photographic postcard, 19-- (?).

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1900 to 1999?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Publicity postcard for Stanley Cook in 'Charley's aunt', the phenomenally successful farce by Brandon Thomas, which broke all theatre records in London when, after its opening in 1893, it ran for 1...
  86. 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...
  87. Soldiers, some in drag, pose on stage; two men in drag face each other in the centre. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Various characters are on stage; including male actors wearing black make-up and feathers round their heads. A wide variety of uniforms and costumes in this unidentified British concert party behin...
  88. 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.
  89. Soldiers, some in drag, performing in the concert party "The Goods". Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Two characters at the centre of the stage are fighting over something, surrounded by other actors. The company "The Goods" was attached to the 58th (London) Division in France. The concert party fo...
  90. Soldiers, one in drag, with a donkey and cart, posing on the grass in front of trees. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The men are standing in a line behind the two characters in the cart. A charming and unusual outdoor scene, with members of an unidentified concert party behind the lines in France, World War I, dr...
  91. 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...
  92. 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...
  93. 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...
  94. Soldiers, one in drag, performing in the concert party for Mesopotamia, posing around a piano. Photographic postcard by Hana Studios, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: The men appear dressed as clowns except for the man in drag. They are members of the 'Personality' concert party, 'the official concert party for Mesopotamia', wearing costumes closely based on Pe...
  95. Soldiers, one in drag, performing in a concert party as "The Bow Bells"; posing for a group portrait. Photographic postcard, 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Harold Chapman of the Bow Bells and his Pierrot chorus. Several pierrots surround the man in drag, kneeling either side; the man in drag is reading a note and has long pigtails. They were members o...
  96. Six sailors, one in drag, pose for a group portrait on the deck of H.M.S. St. George. 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.
  97. "Sisters 'B'" in drag. Photographic postcard, 194-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1940 to 1949?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: 'Sisters B', European drag double act, 1940s. The two performers pose in matching costumes with huge feather adornments
  98. 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 ...
  99. Seven men on stage set of "The seven acorns". Photographic postcard, 1918-1920.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1918 to 1920?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Six men in evening dress and a man seated on a prop in drag. A concert party on the ill-fated battleship HMS Royal Oak, circa 1918-20 (the ship was sunk after being torpedoed in Scapa Flow in Octob...
  100. Servicemen performing a play, in front of the stage. Photographic postcard. 191-.

    Collection: James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
    Institution: Wellcome Library
    Creator:
    Date: 1910 to 1919?
    Topics: Female impersonators
    Description: Three of the performers are in drag, one is in military dress. There is a man on the stage in the background, the Union Jack is to the left and a variant of the Japanese flag to the right. . Some o...