vesta tilley

British postcard in the Real Photo series. Photo: Hana. via TRUUS, BOB & JAN TOO

English actress Vesta Tilley (1864 – 1952) was the most famous and well paid music hall male impersonator of her day, nicknamed ‘The London Idol’. She was a star in both Britain and the United States for over thirty years. Tilley also appeared in some very early silent films.

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