Digital Transgender Archive
Louis Vernassier, in drag, in nine inset portraits. Process print, 190-.
Louis Vernassier. L'homme-protée-musical-excentrique. Dans ses travestis dame. Jouant: violon, mandoline, mandole, violoncelle, piano, harpe, contrebasse, guitare, xylophone, cuivres, saxophone, monocordes, etc.
Part of James Gardiner Collection: photograph album labelled ‘Drag’.
An unusual music-hall novelty turn, Louis Vernassier (dates unkown), was apparently a French music-hall quick-change drag artist, who played a variety of musical instruments. This trompe l'oeil card of ca. 1903-1905 is designed to show him adopting a series of eight coy poses on the leaves of a folding fan
James Gardiner 20th Century Drag Postcards
- Date Issued
1900 to 1909?
- Resource Type
- Analog Format
1 print : process print ;
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