Very rare Real Photo Postcard made by J. Beagles & Co., London (#1451). Photo by H. Roland White. Matt finish with gold background and a hint of hand-painting.
An English music hall performer who adopted the stage name "Vesta Tilley" at age 11 and became one of the most famous male impersonators of her era. She was a star in both Britain and the U.S. for over thirty years. Among her characters was 'Burlington Bertie,' reprised by Julie Andrews in the 1968 film, "Star."
Undated, c. 1906. In near fine condition.