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Male impersonators

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

Argyle Theatre Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0117
Scope and Contents

This collection contains a large number of posters as well as business records including records of artist bookings, accounts, scrapbooks, contracts and correspondence.

Dates: 1865 - 1941

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 9 June 1890

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.12
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Yankee Henri Carney Comedian, Mimic, Vocalist and Dancer, Miss Bella Viller Vocalist, The Niagara Boys, Frank and Jim US Burlesque Boxing Act in ‘I see it coming’, Harry Leander Dutch and Tyrolean Vocalist, Annie St. Pierre Male Impersonator, etc., Mr Sam Ridway Vocal Comedian and Characteristic Comic, Chippendale and Ashley Refined Irish Comedians and Dancers, Mr. J.P. Curlett-‘The new Ashcroft. ‘The Coming Man’. Printed by S. Griffith and Co,...
Dates: 9 June 1890

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 25 April 1892

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.23
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Dwight and Ray 'The Funniest Olla potrida Eccentrics Extant', Miss Annie D’Lonra Character Vocalist and Dancer, Dave Cotterill Descriptive Light Comedy Vocalist, The Bros. Brady Irish Comedians and Dancers, Miss Louie D’Albert Impersonator, Messrs. Edmunds and Rudd Knockabouts and Dancers, Mr Walter Rignold 2nd week, Miss Nellie Lovell Male Impersonator, Mr Fred Carlos Author, Comedian and Vocalist. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, typeers, Liverpool....
Dates: 25 April 1892

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 31 October 1892

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.32
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. The Ritters (Victor and Emanuel) Refined Grotesque Instrumentalists, Miss Rosie Kendall The Miniature Marie Loftus, Mr Harry Slade, Miss Polly Redfern Vocalist, The Electricone Introduced by Professor Duemain, Miss Marie Violetta Characteristic Serio Comic and Ballad Vocalist, Messrs. Ashley and Beach the Acme of Ethiopian Eccentricity, Miss Maud Della Burlesque Actress and Dancer, Burgess’ Combination in 'Easy Difficulties', Miss Lottie Adams Male...
Dates: 31 October 1892

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 20 March 1893

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.37
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Brothers Harrisson Hibernian Comedy, Miss Archie Richards Serio-Comic and Descriptive Vocalist, Mr Walter Emsley American Comedian and Musical Expert, Miss Nelly Mac Descriptive Vocalist and Empress of Low Comedy, Mr Dave Cotterill Comic Vocalist and Dramatic Reciter, The Combineation in Absurdity, 'A Great Mistake', Miss Ada Whitton Male Impersonator, Mr Ted Hensey Dancer, Miss Lily Barrington Burlesque Actress, Vocalist and Skirt Dancer, Miss Myra...
Dates: 20 March 1893

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 1 May 1893

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.41
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Daltry, Higgins and Miss Selina Seaforth in ‘Jack’s Return!, Miss Carrie Anderson Burlesque Actress, Vocalist and Dancer, The St. Johns (Gale and Edith) Vocalists, Instrumentalists and Expert Dancers, Miss Lena Dorrett Burlesque Actress, Mr Jake Graham Facial and Burlesque Comedian, Miss Nellis Lovell Male Impersonator, Fred Gould Vocalist, The 5 Arlottes, 'The Merry Menials'. Special Notice! Grand Complimentary Benefit to Hal Aubrey (Manager)...
Dates: 1 May 1893

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 29 May 1911

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.196
Scope and Contents

Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. The Four Ascots Dancers, Marie Schulz Assisted by Harry Collman at the Piano, Ed.E. Ford introducing latest Chorus Craze, 'We’re All Growing Older and Older', Carlotta Levey Comedienne and Burlesque Actress, Edgar Curtis, The Human Marionette, Rosa Bartlett Male Impersonator, Lawrence Barclay Character Comedian, Brown’s Royal Bioscope, Lyons and Cullum American Variety. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, Printers, Liverpool. Blue and red type.

Dates: 29 May 1911

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 3 August 1914

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.227
Scope and Contents

Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Bert La Mont the Singing Comedian and Cowboys, Jack Thomas Comedian, Nora O’Gorman Assisted by the Frayne Bros. in descriptive Songs and Smart Dances, Auber Musical Monarch, Alice Maude Comedienne and Male Impersonator, Ben Albert Comedian, Brown’s Royal Bioscope, Pipifay and Panlo Clowns. Blue and red type.

Dates: 3 August 1914

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 21 June 1920

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.265
Scope and Contents

Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Jack and Evelyn, Jack Thomas Comedian, The Incomparable Damsell and Boy Juggling Equilibrist, We Three, Susie Belmore, Vera Vere, Dorothy Belmore, Ben Warris Comedian, Ernest St. George Vocal Enigma, Brown’s Royal Bioscope in a Series of Novel and Interesting Pictures, Zetta Mor Character Vocalist and Male Impersonator. Blue and red type.

Dates: 21 June 1920

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 8 November 1920

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.273
Scope and Contents

Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Jay Laurier Comedian, Susie Marney Chorus Comedienne, Roxy La Rocca Wizard of the Harp, Pauline Travis Male Impersonator, Walton and Lester Burlesque Creations, Evelyn Bergin Comedienne, The Joannys Miniature Shadow Pantomime, Brown’s Royal Bioscope in a Series of Novel and Interesting Pictures, Cecil and Ian Law Piano and Violin. Blue and red type.

Dates: 8 November 1920

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 13 November 1911

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.314
Scope and Contents

Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Ketty King male impersonator, Victor Kelly comedian and dancer, Alexandre and Hughes comic Patterers, Walter Stanley comedian, Rose and Challoner comedy sketch Team, Phil Bransby Coster Comedain, Victor’s Juveniles miniature mimics, Tom E. Hughes, Kinemacolor, the only existing Stereoscopic life-motion pictures. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, Printers, Liverpool. Blue and red type.

Dates: 13 November 1911

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 13 November 1899

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.323
Scope and Contents

Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Joe Elvin comedian, Yaggs and Mary Trick Cyclists, Professor Vox ventriloquist, Tiny Arnold clever juvenile exponent of song and dance, Annie Wright Serio comedienne and burlesque Actress, Marcus Boyle character comedians and Vocalist, Lily Jackson Male and Character Impersonator, Mable Thorne Anglo-American Soubrette and Dancer, Les Voces vocalists. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, Printers, Liverpool. Red, blue and yellow type.

Dates: 13 November 1899

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 16 March 1896

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.68
Scope and Contents

Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Oakland and Thompson American Duettists, Pugoal Brothers with Their Marvellous Performing and Wrestling Bears, Mr Tom Woottwell Loose-Legged Comedian, Miss Bessie Coleman Serio Comic Vocalist and Dancer, Laurence Barclay Comedian and Dancer, Mr Harry Leander Comedian, Miss Florrie Villier Male Impersonator, Clarence and Bell Comedian and Dancers. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, typeers, Liverpool. Blue type

Dates: 16 March 1896

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 27 October 1890

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.94
Scope and Contents

Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Miss Vesta Tilley The London Idol, Francois Equilibristic Act, Frank Hayward The Great Star, Foreman and Fannan The Aristocratic Irishman, Miss Rose Dornton Serio and Top-Boot dancer, Mad’lle Dagmar The bohemian Marvel, Mr Pete Bradie Amusing Negro Entertainer, Mr George Ripon. Printed by S. Griffith and Co, typeers, Liverpool. Red, blue and black type.

Dates: 27 October 1890

Argyle Theatre of Varieties Poster, 9 November 1896

 Item
Reference code: 178R12.109
Scope and Contents Argyle Theatre of Varieties, Birkenhead. Mr Pat Rafferty Irish Comedian, The Vitagraph: Living Pictures! Animated Photographs! To enable the Proprietors (Messrs. Chard and Co.) to give them a complete and perfect Exhibition of the Vitagraph, the same as produced by them in London, the Management have made special arrangements for the introduction of the Electric Light, Sarina The White Demon and Contortionist, Lillian Bishop Male Impersonator and Burlesque Actress, Quinton Gibson Female...
Dates: 9 November 1896

Bill Barnes Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0172
Scope and Contents

Programmes, posters and photographs mainly related to the Poole family's travelling Myriorama show.

Dates: 1881 - 2017

Cyril Critchlow Collection

 Fonds
Reference code: NFA0089
Scope and Contents The Cyril Critchlow collection contains programmes, posters, handbills, books and magic journals, many of which relate to shows in Blackpool where Cyril resided and includes material on entertainment venues such as Blackpool’s North Pier, Central Pier, South Pier, Tower Circus and a small collection of programmes from other national venues. Additionally, it contains circus photographs and postcards mainly of the Ohmy Circus and Sanger Circus including individual circus troupes and performers...
Dates: c1837 - 2008

Derby Castle Programme, August 1908

 Item
Reference code: 178K53.71
Scope and Contents

Douglas, Isle of Man. Black illustration of a couple dancing on a yellow background on the front cover, inside dance programme, Hetty King, Derby Castle Opera House, Vernon's Bioscope, Zena Date & Seymour Hicks and the the London Company in The Gay Gordons, 2p.p.

Dates: August 1908

Derby Castle Programme, August 1907

 Item
Reference code: 178K53.72
Scope and Contents

Douglas, Isle of Man. Black illustration of a couple dancing on a pink background on the front cover, inside dance programme, Vesta Tillie, Harry Wood's 1907 Lancers and Vernon's Bioscope, 2p.p.

Dates: August 1907

North Pier New Pavilion Programme, 1964

 Item
Reference code: 178K27.81
Scope and Contents

Blackpool. Bernard Delfont presents Show Time, Mike and Bernie Winters, Jimmy Tarbuck, Ken Morris and Joan Savage, Danny Williams, Hetty King, Randolph Sutton, Printed by Brown & Son (Ringwood) Ltd., Ringwood, Hampshire, and at 44/46 Kingsway, London, 8p.p.

Dates: 1964