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  1. Which is the Man

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: May 30, 1786
    Topics: Clothing, Crossdressing, Etching, Pets
    Description: Two smartly dressed youths facing each other sit on a bench under a tree. A small poodle sits by the one on the right, who has a more delicate appearance and resembles a face seen before in caricat...
  2. The Wife Turned Good-Man

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: 1770?
    Topics: Ballads, Farmers, Gender diversity, Gender role, Marriage, Poetry (LGBTQ), Relationships (LGBTQ), Wood-engraving
    Description: In four columns with the title and two woodcuts above the first two; there are dividing ornamental rules between the first and second as well as between the third and fourth columns.
  3. The trial of M. d'Eon by a jury of matrons

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: 1771
    Topics: Appearance, Clothing, Crossdressing, Etching, Jury, Social norms, Visual arts
    Subject: Chevalier D'Eon
    Description: "The Chevalier d'Eon (l.), wearing a military hat and the order of St. Louis round his neck, stands, partly draped, on a pedestal before a jury of twelve ladies (r.) who are to decide upon his sex,...
  4. The Masculine Gender

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator: Kingsbury, Henry
    Date: Feb. 2, 1787
    Topics: Appearance, Clothing, Crossdressing, Etching, Gender, Masculinity, Visual arts
    Description: A rather mannish-looking woman with a large hat and an enormous parasol walks away from us to the right, holding up her skirts in back with her left hand and revealing tall boots, stockings and a b...
  5. The Feminine Gender

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator: Kingsbury, Henry
    Date: Feb. 2, 1787
    Topics: Appearance, Clothing, Crossdressing, Etching, Femininity, Gender, Visual arts
    Description: A rather feminine-looking man walks to the left. He has a protruding "derrière" which makes his coat tails stand out and a very prominant bosom of ruffles. A large hat is set on top of curled hair...
  6. The Famous Flower of Serving-Men; or, the Lady Turned Serving Man

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: 1795?
    Topics: Change of name, Crossdressing, Household employees, Passing (gender), Poetry (LGBTQ), Royalty, Wood-engraving
  7. The assaut or fencing match

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator: Rowlandson, Thomas
    Date: 1787
    Topics: Etching, Fencing, Gender diversity, Sporting events, Sports, Stipple engraving
    Subject: Chevalier D'Eon, Eon de Beaumont, Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée, Joseph Bologne, King George IV
    Description: A 1787 fencing match between a man and a woman in the elegant rooms of Carlton House, London. In the audience stands the Prince of Wales who had arranged this fencing demonstration between Mademois...
  8. St. George and the Dragon

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator: Cruikshank, Isaac
    Date: Oct. 12, 1789
    Topics: Boxing, Etching, Politics, Social norms, Visual arts
    Subject: Chevalier D'Eon
    Description: "A boxing scene (two couples): the Prince of Wales and Hanger are worsted by d'Eon and St. George. In the foreground (right) Hanger staggers backwards under the attack of St. George; his hat and bl...
  9. See here presented to your view

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: 1799
    Topics: Clothing, Crossdressing, Etching, Soldiers, Visual arts
    Description: Two people are depicted in a room, one is a Captain and one is dressing herself.
  10. Scrub

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator: Sayers, James
    Date: Feb. 15, 1786
    Topics: Actors, Crossdressing, Etching, Male impersonators, Theatre
    Subject: George Farquhar, Mrs. Abington, The Beaux' Stratagem
    Description: "Mrs. Abington stands facing three quarters to the right dressed as Scrub in Farquhar's 'Beaux' Stratagem', with her hair in tightly curled ringlets (resembling the wig worn by Weston in the part)....
  11. Rupert Raj Portrait

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: The ArQuives
    Creator: Suess, Maya
    Date: circa 1999
    Topics: Drawings, FtMs, Transgender people
    Subject: Rupert Raj
    Description: Born in 1952, Rupert Raj is a Eurasian counsellor/psychotherapist, clinical researcher, educator, lecturer, writer, editor, activist and Gender Specialist. He is a trailblazing activist who has bee...
  12. Respect the Power

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Sexual Minorities Archives
    Creator: Ralph, Yohah
    Date: Unknown
    Topics: Leather community, Painting
    Subject: Ben Power, Bet Power, Yohah Ralph
    Description: Photograph of painting. Handwritten note on back: "Respect the Power"..."Portrait of Bet Power, Northampton, Massachusetts Painted July, 1987 by Yohah Ralph"
  13. Portrait of Abigail Allen; Portrait of the Female Husband!

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: Yale University Libraries
    Creator:
    Date: 1829?
    Topics: Drawings, Gender diversity, Marriage, Married people, Passing (gender), Stealth (Transgender)
    Subject: Abigail Allen, James Allen
    Description: Captions below images read: "Portrait of Abigail Allen, Wife to the pretended James Allen, she resided with her Associate for more than 21 years, ignorant of her real sex! and what is more astonis...
  14. Neil Burgess: The Illustrated American Drawing

     
    Collection: Art Works
    Institution: JD Doyle Archives
    Creator: The Illustrated American
    Date: Jan. 14, 1893
    Topics: Drawings, Female impersonators
    Subject: Neil Burgess
  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