Drag Ephemera & Birthday Booty!

Thanks to my upcoming birthday this weekend, my pre-Stonewall era drag ephemera collection continues to expand with a bevy of booty including some very cool Club 82 and Jewel Box Revue items! But the pièce de résistance (so far) is this stunning 1914 print of the famed female impersonator extraordinaire of the Edwardian era, Julian Eltinge. The photo of Julian was taken at the Dalton Theater and was originally published by The Strand Magazine. The print carries a certificate of authenticity and has been digitally recorded for a national archive. (Call me a happy birthday boy!)

Julian Eltinge Homo History Ephemera drag queens

 

Related

Watch Now: WOWPresents Network Spotlight: THROWINSHADE!

Throwin Shade

Meet one of the newest members of our WOWPresents Multi-Channel Network, Coco and Isis for Throwin Shade! Make sure you subscribe to Throwin Shade on ... Watch Now

Watch Now: The Marco Marco Show Episode Eleven – The Men of Marco Marco

Marco Marco Show

The hunky and gorgeous men from the Marco Marco show have their fittings at the Marco Marco studios.  Click over and ... Watch Now