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  1. A morning frolic

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: Mar. 25, 1780
    Topics: Animals, Appearance, Clothing, Couples, Crossdressing, Soldiers, Visual arts
    Description: Two people in a bedroom by a table set for tea. One is wearing a dress, along with a soldier's hat and a sword; conversely, the other is wearing soldier's vestments and has a women's wig and fan.
  2. An Actress at her Toilet, or, Miss Brazen Just Breecht

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: Jun. 24, 1779
    Topics: Actors, Animals, Clothing, Crossdressing, Visual arts
    Description: The interior of a well-furnished dressing-room. A young woman stands in the centre, arms akimbo, putting on a pair of breeches and looking towards the mirror which stands on a dressing-table (right...
  3. Annie Hindle Drawing

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator:
    Date: 1880 to 1889
    Topics: Drawings
    Subject: Annie Hindle, Male impersonators
  4. Chevalier D-E-n returned, or, the Stock-Brokers outwitted

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: 1771
    Topics: Etching, Gender diversity, Magazine illustration, Passing (gender), Stockbrokers
    Subject: Chevalier D'Eon, Eon de Beaumont, Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée
  5. Chevalier d'--n producing his evidence

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: 1769
    Topics: Animals, Combat, Etching, Indigenous peoples, Politics, Wars
    Subject: Charles Genevieve Louis Auguste Andre Timothee d'Eon de Beaumont, Chevalier D'Eon
    Description: Two groups are depicted fighting, some in each group are depicted anthropomorphic animals.
  6. Dance to the Berdache - Saukie

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Digital Transgender Archive
    Creator: Catlin, George
    Date: 1861 to 1869
    Topics: Colonialism, Gender minorities, Native americans, Painting, Sauk Indians, Two-spirit people
    Description: Note the term "berdache" is considered a slur against Native American identities commonly understood as "Two Spirit."
  7. Delpini a la Rossi

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator: Sayers, James
    Date: Apr. 26, 1785
    Topics: Crossdressing, Etching, Opera, Performing arts, Visual arts
    Description: "Delpini, dressed as a woman, both arms held above his head, runs forward in profile to the left imitating a dancer. Beneath the title is etched: "Grace was in all her Steps" &c."--British Muse...
  8. Exquisite Dandies

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator: Robert, Cruikshank
    Date: Dec. 8, 1818
    Topics: Appearance, Clothing, Crossdressing, Gender, Social norms, Visual arts
    Description: Two men, referred to in the image as "dandies" are pictured dressing themselves. They speak to one another of their appearances. The men are depicted satirically.
  9. I Play the Part

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: 1888
    Topics: Actors, Crossdressing, Male impersonators, Portrait prints, Stipple engraving, English, Theatre, Visual arts
    Subject: Constant Couple, George Farquhar, Margaret Woffinton, William Hogarth
    Description: Portrait, half-length, looking at the viewer, with her hand in her waistcoat; in the character of Sir Harry Wildair in Farquhar's Constant couple.
  10. Illustration of Mary Jones (1838)

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Transas City
    Creator: H.R. Robinson
    Date: 1836
    Topics: Arrests, Crossdressers, Crossdressing, Theft
    Subject: Mary Jones, Peter Sewally
    Description: Text at the bottom reads: "The Man-Monster, Peter Sewally, alias Mary Jones, &c&c Sentenced 18th June 1836 to 5 years imprisonment at hard labor at Sing Sing, for Grand Larceny Published...
  11. Lady S---- B------ habited as a clergyman

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: 1769
    Topics: Appearance, Clergy, Clothing, Crossdressing, Etching, Social norms
    Subject: Sarah Bunbury
    Description: A women is pictured crossdressing as a clergyman.
  12. Lord W- G- habited as a milliner

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: 1769
    Topics: Appearance, Clothing, Crossdressing, Etching, Visual arts
    Subject: William Gordon
    Description: Lord William Gordon is depicted dressed as a Millener.
  13. Mademoiselle de Beaumont, or, the Chevalier d'Eon: Female Minister Plenipo. Capt of Dragoons

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: Sep. 1777
    Topics: Clothing, Engraving, Etching, Gender bending, Gender diversity, Military, Portrait prints, British
    Subject: Chevalier D'Eon, Eon de Beaumont, Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée
    Description: Full length portrait of D'Eon dressed half as a man and half as a woman. The left side of the figure wears a full and elegantly styled dress, with hair piled high in the pyramidal fashion of the ti...
  14. Miss Wicket and Miss Trigger

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: Jan. 1, 1778
    Topics: Animals, Clothing, Social norms, Sports, Visual arts
    Description: Printed for Carington Bowles, No.69 in St. Pauls Church Yard, London, publish'd as the Act directs [after January 1, 1778?] Two well-dressed young ladies meet before a farm house. On the left, ...
  15. Mr. Bannister in the Character of Miss Polly Peachum

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator: Sayers, James
    Date: 1781
    Topics: Actors, Crossdressing, Etching, Opera
    Subject: Charles Bannister, John Gay