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Chris Shaw in drag. Photograph, 196-.

Mr. Chris Shaw. B.B.C T.V. & C.T.V

Download the full-sized image of Chris Shaw in drag. Photograph, 196-.

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

He wears a lacy dress, large jewel earrings and has styled blonde hair. Publicity card for Chris Shaw (1936-2010), a tenor, female impersonator and theatrical producer, who enjoyed a long and successful career from the 1960s in Great Britain (where he is credited with being the first drag performer at the Vauxhall Tavern), then in South Africa, and finally Australia

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Item Information:

Identifier
9z9030159
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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