A Morning Frolic, or the Transmutation of the Sexes: parodic cartoon by John Collet depicting male and female crossdressing,c. 1780.
In the 18th century the secret world of the molly house was a place for gay men to socialise, cross-dress and role-play. But it was also a place of danger and treachery.
Find out why on my latest contribution to the Unofficial Britain website.