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The carte de visite features a portrait from the wedding of Charles Sherwood Stratton (stage name General Tom Thumb) and Lavinia Warren. In the portrait, Stratton and Warren stand at the center of the image. To Stratton's proper right stands George Washington Morrison Nutt (stage name Commodore Nutt), and to Warren's proper left stands Minnie Warren. The four were performers in P. T. Barnum's circus.
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Approximate Creation Date
2 3/8 X 4 inches
recto, at right of print: The Fairy Wedding Group. / Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1863 by M. B. Brady in the / Clerk's Office of the District Court for the So. District of New York. verso, inscribed at top: Compliments of / Charles S. Stratton / Compliments of / Lavinia Warren Stratton. / G. W. M Nutt / Minnie Warren verso, backmark: Published by / E. & H. T. ANTHONY, / 501 Broadway, / New York. / EA / FROM / PHOTOGRAPHIC NEGATIVE / in / BRADY'S / National Portrait Gallery / From / Photographic Negative / By / BRADY
Carte de visite photographs; Magri, M. Lavinia (Mercy Lavinia), Nutt, Commodore, 1848-1881; 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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