|Object Name||Photograph, Cabinet|
"Ella Wesner," cabinet card, c. 1880s, photograph by Napoleon Sarony. Studio portrait of vaudeville performer and male impersonator Ella Wesner, standing with her arms crossed, wearing a dark-colored velvet jacket, bow tie, and pocket watch.
Printed below image: Sarony 37 Union Square, N.Y.
Cabinet card was inserted in album 1986.13.1.
social norms, empowerment, counter-culture, cross dressing, sex, gender, queer, sexuality, female, transvestite, costume, clothing
|Role of Creator||Photographer|
|Material||paper | cardstock|
|Dimensions||H-6.5 W-4.25 inches|
|Credit line||Museum purchase|
|Place of Origin||US/NY/NYC|