Oddities, Circus, Fairs, Clowns, Ventriloquists, Puppets, Automatons-CDVs

30023.

E.D. Davies, ventriloquist.

30024.

E.D. Davies, ventriloquist.

30025.

Unidentified ventriloquist.

30029.

This is Mr. J.N. Maskelyne and his automaton “Zoe.”

30030.

Music by Mechanism. Mr. Maskelyne and his automatons Fanfare and Labial.

30031.

Mr. J.N. Maskelyne & his famous automaton “Psycho.” 22 inches high, cross-legged, turbaned Indian figure, solved arithmetical problems, identifies playing cards, and plays whist.

30041.

Santa Claus.

30045.

Charles S. Tallman, sole survivor of schooner Christine, wrecked off Cape Poge, Vineyard Sound, January 7th, taken off January 11th, 1866, with limbs so badly frozen as to render amputation necessary–was four days on the wreck in sight of the church spires at Hyannis.

30046.

Charles S. Tallman, sole survivor of schooner Christine, wrecked off Cape Poge, Vineyard Sound, January 7th, taken off January 11th, 1866, with limbs so badly frozen as to render amputation necessary–was four days on the wreck in sight of the church spires at Hyannis.

30047.

A. Donato. 1876.

30048.

A. Donato. 1876.

30049.

Man with prosthetic legs.

30050.

Man with uneven leg lengths.

30053.

Circassian Snake Woman.

30054.

Jobeide Luti, Circassian Lady.

30055.

At Col. Wood’s Museum and Gallery of Fine Art, Chicago. 2-cent tax stamp on verso.

30056.

Circassian Sisters.

30057.

Rose d’Alma.

30058.

M’lle. Adelina, Great Tight-rope performer, wire-walker, and lady-juggler. Lots like she’s got some of that Circassian going as well.

30059.

Unidentified Circassian.

30065.

Albino Family.

30066.

Unidentified Albino.

30075.

Gen. Grant, Jr. Aged 15 years. Height 27 inches. Weighs 18 lbs. Now on exhibition at Barnum’s Museum.

30076.

P.T. Barnum & Commodore Nutt.

30143.

Hairy Girl of Mandalay.

30144.

Hairy Boy of Mandalay.

30145.

Adrian Evtikhiev, father of Fyodor Evtikhiev (Jo-Jo, the dog-faced boy).

30146.

Adrian Evtikhiev, father of Fyodor Evtikhiev (Jo-Jo, the dog-faced boy). He is with a child who may be Fyodor.

30147.

Jo-Jo, the Russian Dog-Faced Boy.

30148.

Jo-Jo, the Russian Dog-Faced Boy.

30149.

Jo-Jo, the Russian Dog-Faced Boy.

30150.

Wild Men.

30157.

Unidentified human skeleton.

30158.

Isaac Sprague, Living Skeleton.

30159.

Mr. I.W. Sprague, Age 38 years. Height 5 feet, 5 1/2 inches. Weight 46 pounds. With his family.

30160.

Isaac W. Sprague, Living Skeleton, 5 feet 6 inches high, weight 48 lbs. & 26 years old.

30161.

Unidentified Living Skeleton.

30162.

J.R. Garrison, age 25, wt. 55.

30163.

L.L. Dorrington written on verso.

30164.

The Living Skeleton George Prise.

30165.

Unidentified Human Skeleton.

30166.

Ida Gray, age 23, wt. 40.

30171.

Wonderful Spotted Boy, and his Companion (or huge Boa Constrictor.)

30172.

Unidentified Snake Lady.

30192.

Wild Men of Borneo, Waino and Plutanor. Aged about 50 years. Weigh 45 pounds each. Hiram and Barney Davis, along with their manager, Hanford Lyman.

30193.

Wild Men of Borneo. Hiram and Barney Davis, along with their manager, Hanford Lyman.

30194.

Wild Men of Borneo. Waino and Plutano. Weight, 45 Pounds. Age, about 50. Hiram and Barney Davis, along with their manager, Hanford Lyman.

30195.

Wild Men of Borneo. Waino & Plutano. Weight 45 pounds. Age 50 to 60. Hiram and Barney Davis, along with their manager, Hanford Lyman.

30196.

Wild Men of Borneo. Waino & Plutano. Weight 45 pounds. Age 50 to 60. Hiram and Barney Davis. Written on back: “Two wild men who were tamed. I saw them.”

30197.

Wild Men of Borneo. Waino & Plutano. Hiram and Barney Davis.

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