James Gardiner Collection: romantic fantasy and comic postcards, and photographs on gender and masculinity.
- [between 1901 and 1999?]
- Part of
- The James Gardiner Collection. Photographs.
- Related materials at Wellcome Library Listen to an interview with James Gardiner: View resource
About this work
Blue album (288 items). Continental European hand coloured romantic fantasy postcards (mostly French, 1920-30). Rogues gallery: actors, writers, dancers, musicians, royalty etc. Presenting gay public image. British and American comic postcards satirizing behaviour regarded as 'unmasculine'. "The Dear Love of Comrades": private photographs 1900-1920 on gender play and masculine affection in the army, navy and theatre.
Where to find it
Romantic fantasy and comic postcards
Location Status AccessClosed stores