Gloria Brame, Ph.D.

A.W. Peters: Vintage Female Impersonator

Filed By Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | October 10, 2011 6:00 PM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment, Gay Icons and History
Tags: a.w. peters, female impersonator, history of drag, theatre memorabilia

Just a guess that this is from the 1930s, so am hoping that a reader may be able to pinpoint the date by clothes and hair.

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The clothes looked much older than 1930's to me, so I did a Google search on the name and found this same photo on the Femulate site, and it is attributed to a 1918 print reproduction found on Ebay.

http://www.femulate.org/2011/07/in-navy.html