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The carte de visite features a standing portrait of Charles Sherwood Stratton (stage name General Tom Thumb) and Lavinia Warren, who holds a child. Stratton and Warren were married and performers in P. T. Barnum's circus.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
4 X 2 1/2 inches
Materials and Techniques Display
paper (fiber product); hand coloring
recto, below print: TOM THUMB WIFE AND CHILD
Carte de visite photographs; Magri, M. Lavinia (Mercy Lavinia), 1841-1919; Thumb, Tom, 1838-1883
albumen prints ; cartes-de-visite (card photographs)
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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