Clarence Dale "The Big Head Boy"

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Remarkable portrait of Clarence, a 6 year old boy with a clear case of hydrocephalus, dressed in a black suit in photographer R. KENNET's Denver, Colorado studio. On verso: Rubberstamp: "Clarence Dale, Age 6 Years, Head 48 Inches, A.D. LAFAYETTE, AGT. [Agent]." In pencil: "another sight at fair.".......Lindsey Birdseye, aka Clarence Dale, was born in Texas around 1882, and was first exhibited in 1890 by a manager named Davis as a 6-year-old at The Fifth Avenue Museum in Pittsburgh.

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