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Danny La Rue in men's clothes. Photograph, 196-.

Download the full-sized image of Danny La Rue in men's clothes. Photograph, 196-.

Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.

He rests his chin on his clasped hands; looking pensively at the viewer. He is wearing a white t-shirt and has styled hair with almost a quiff. Danny La Rue out of costume, mid 1960s. He often appeared on and off-stage in male clothing, preferring to see himself as 'a comic in a frock' rather than a drag queen. Extremely reticent about his homosexuality, he had a life-long relationship with his manager Jack Hanson, who pre-deceased him, and with whom he is buried in Kensal Green cemetery, London (James Gardiner)

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Identifier
5t34sj82f
Collection
James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
Institution
Wellcome Library
Date Issued
1960 to 1969?
Genre
Photographs
Prints
Topic(s)
Female impersonators
Resource Type
Still Image
Analog Format
1 photograph : photoprint ;
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