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Midget performer photograph album, 1868.
PA SC 21LOCALPA SCLOCAL
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Title:

Midget performer photograph album, 1868

Creator/Contributor:

Nestel, Charles, 1841 or 1844-

Creator/Contributor:

Houghton, Samuel Edgar, 1850-

Creator/Contributor:

Online Archive of California

Abstract:

Album of cartes-de-visite of midget performers presented to Bettie Clapton from her friend patti Cobbs, Memphis, Tennessee, May 19, 1868. Includes 16 original cartes-de-visite of various circus performers, including Commodore Foote, Iliza Foote, Sophie Schultz, Baron Littlefingers his family and Count Rosebud his brother, Rosie Wolf, Queen Midget, the German Rose, Maj. S.E. Houghton and others.

Date:

1868 (issued)

Subject:

Circus -- United States -- Photographs
Entertainers -- United States -- Photographs
Dwarfs -- United States -- Photographs

Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Materials in English.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.
Finding guide available in the Department of Special Collections and on the internet.
Cite as: [Identification of item], Midget performer photograph album. PA SC 21. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

Type:

Photographs.
Cartes-de-visite.

Physical Description:

1 (16

Language:

English

Identifier:

Origin:

Tennessee

Copyright Note:

Use of the collection is unrestricted.
Use governed by UCSB Special Collections policy.