Douglas Byng in drag during a pantomime. Photograph, 1952.
- Gardiner, James
- Part of
- The James Gardiner Collection. Photographs.
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About this work
Douglas Byng in high glamour drag in the early fifties: he wears a white fur stole, has styled blonde hair and wears a long white dress, standing in front of an embossed leather screen. The English actor and cabaret performer Douglas Byng (1893-1987) was one of the great stars of the English variety stage. He appears here in 'Glamour Dame' drag, a genre which he was instrumental in developing in the 1920s.
Where to find it
Photograph album labelled ‘Drag'
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