Queer Tango Image Archive

French Sheet Music, 1913 – A Woman Leading a Man?

A Woman Leading a Man? French Sheet Music, 1913. Ray Batchelor writes: Commercial imagery of women leading other women is commonplace. Commercial Imagery of women leading men is rare, indeed, to date (2 October 2018) this is the only example I have found. This is an illustration taken from French

Men, some in tango poses, Serres, Macedonia, 1918; or after 1923…

Ray Batchelor writes: “At the source for this mage I found this: Γύρω στο 1918 πρόβα Σερραίων στα ταγκό της εποχής. Titre alternatif People fro Serres practicing tango Histoire Γύρω στο 1918 πρόβα Σερραίων στα ταγκό της εποχής. Τοποθεσία «Κιόσκια» ή κατ’ άλλους, Μπέη Μπαξέ. Προσφορά Φοίβου Τουντζή.Το υλικό αυτό

Laurel & Hardy Dance Tango in a Movie, 1937

Ray Batchelor writes: “A clip from the 1937 Laurel and Hardy movie, “Way Out West” in which the Avalon Boys sing “At the Ball, That’s All”. This is the link to clip – be patient… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LAmb4dVJAmU One comment left on YouTube (link below) says “August 29th 2016 is the 100th

Film clip: Arturo de Navas and Carlos Gardel, 1930

Ray Batchelor writes: “This is not an old still image, but a screenshot I made from the short clip on YouTube of the 1930 film recording. It shows De Navas (left) and Gardel (right) chatting to each other just before Gradel sings one of de Navas\’ songs, \"El Carretero\" recoded

Tango on the Beach, Atlantic City, N.J. c1910-1917

Gonzalo Collazo writes: “Picture postcard of ‘Tango on the beach’ in Atlantic City, New Jersey, from circa 1910-17 Photo: LCDM Universal History Archive/Getty Images http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/letters/8621333/Postcards-were-also-the-emails-of-their-day.html ” What do you belive the copyright status of this image to be? Gonzalo Collazo believes: “The image is out of copyright.” The image url:

Le Bain Tango

Gonzalo Collazo writes: “Title: Le Bain Tango Artist: Xavier Sager Paris Series 597 Tipe: Divided Back unused Description: Paris Series 597 ” What do you belive the copyright status of this image to be? Gonzalo Collazo believes: “The image is out of copyright.” The image url: https://www.cardcow.com/267849/le-bain-tango-xavier-sager/

Another in a French postcard series showing a couple of two women, c1913?

Ray Batchelor writes: “I knw nothing reliable about this image. From a an American blog connected a jewellery business: https://bellaargentinajewelry.wordpress.com/tag/old-tango-picture/ The blog author, Courtney Williams, writes: In the early nineteen teens, Tango had so taken Paris by storm that it soon became the hottest fashion in “cultured societies” around the

Antonio Perea en Buenos Aires en la década de 1950

Gonzalo Collazo writes: “Antonio Perea 1950s with two friends practising tango. 1950s Antonio Perea con dos amigos practicando tango.” 27 March 2020, Ray Batchelor adds: the Google translation of the French caption to the photo: “Antonio Perea (au centre) et des amis pratiquent le tango au coin d’une rue du

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