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[EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY - CIRCUS PERFORMERS]. Collection of 5 photographs of circus performers and sideshow acts, including:

Cabinet card featuring "The Little Russian Prince." Frank Wendt, photographer. Boonton, NJ, n.d. Title and photographer's information printed in caption along with additional bio on recto: "The Smallest Man in the World. Weight 16 lbs., Height 22 1/2 inches, / Age 32 Years. Native of Russia. / Speaks German, Russian and English," and extensive bio printed on verso. 3 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. albumen photograph on cardstock mount (image heavily toned, with surface soiling and some surface abrasions; wear with small chips to edges and corners of mount). -- Real photo postcard featuring a troupe of little people. Dalbey, Richmond, IN, n.d. Captioned on image: "Klinkhart's Troupe of Midgets / Circus Al. G. Barnes." 5 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. postcard (surface soiling, wear to edges and corners). -- and 3 cartes de visite featuring sideshow acts including "Master Tommy Fish," by Loud & Bro., Brady, and Gurney. Each 2 1/4 x 3 3/4 in. or smaller on cardstock mounts. Cartes with toning, surface soiling and wear to edges and corners.

 

Estimate: $100 - $300
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$125
04/09/2021

 

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