Emma Groves "Bearded Woman"

Cabinet Card. Heavy-set bearded woman holding a folded-up fan, looks a little like Jackie Gleason in drag. Unknown photographer. ID'ed on verso cf companion card, this bearded woman boasted a weight of 507 pounds at age 45. On verso, written in pen "In sideshow as bearded lady." In pencil: (autographed) "Emma Groves, Age 42, Weight 507, Brunswick, ME"

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