Chatham Museum Handbill

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This two-sided dime museum handbill printed on tissue-thin green paper (5"x13") is an incredible artifact which can hardly contain all its attractions. An amazingly fragile surviver, it advertises a diverse group of performers, exhibits and shows and manages to squeeze in engravings of five of them. "A Great Beauty Contest" harkens back to Barnum's "Beautiful Baby" contests, Miss Jennie Price "Fat Girl", Charles Price "Albino King," Miss May Bunting "Lady Glass Eater," Miss A. Reily "Tattooed Lady," Prof.

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