18.12.17

Dressing in drag 1885-1930

Patrons, many dressed as men in tuxedos, sit, talk, laugh and kiss, at Le Monocle, a famous nightclub for women in Paris.

A stereoscopic card titled "Looking for a Man."

French painter and graphic artist Henri Toulouse-Lautrec dressed in a plumed hat and an ostrich boa over a frock coat.







Two male undergraduates dressed as women are followed by young boys on the Harvard University campus.

Irish students at the University of Dublin during Trinity College Rag Week.

Marguerite Radclyffe Hall, a prizewinning writer whose novel "The Well of Loneliness" was originally 
banned in Britain for its sympathetic approach to female homosexuality, with Lady Una Trowbridge.

Men dressed as women at the Eldorado nightclub in Berlin.

Actor Douglas Byng dressed for the opera.

Celebrated cross-dresser Bert Errol in full drag and makeup.

28.10.17

Marion Davies in Beverly of Graustark 1926

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Marion Davies, de son vrai nom Marion Cecilia Douras (1897-1961) est une actrice américaine. Elle fut pendant trente ans la maîtresse de William Randolph Hearst.

Marion Davies (1897-1961) was an American film actress, producer, screenwriter, and philanthropist.

20.10.17

People and Customs of Yugoslavia by Walter Sanders 1948






People and Customs of Yugoslavia by Walter Sanders, 1948. Shot in Belgrade.
1-2 Montenegrin costume, 3-4 Macedonian costume, 5-6 Slovene costume 

6.10.17

Lynda Carter

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Wonder Woman est une série télévisée américaine créée d'après le personnage de bande dessinée homonyme de Charles Moulton et diffusée entre 1975 et 1979 sur ABC puis CBS.

Wonder Woman, known from seasons 2-3 as The New Adventures of Wonder Woman, is an American television series based on the DC Comics comic book superhero of the same name. 

1.10.17

Queen Margherita of Italy










Margherita of Savoy (1851-1926) née Margherita Teresa Giovanna, princesse de Savoie, fut reine d'Italie, par son mariage avec le roi Humbert Ier.

Margherita of Savoy (1851-1926) was the Queen consort of the Kingdom of Italy by marriage to Umberto I.