Notorious transvestites who scandalized London in Fanny & Stella. The two men spent 4 months in jail awaiting trial. Despite the fact that their apartment had been under surveillance for a year, the prosecution case was weak and the men were acquitted.
The New York Public Library, c. 1910. This photo shows Julian Eltinge, female impersonator, in undergarments, rather than fully dressed. It showcases Eltinge's attempt to achieve the popular s-curve silhouette of the period.