George Shields "Texas Giant"

This cabinet card depicts George Shields-- incorrectly called "Shield" on the verso-- standing with his tall military hat and rifle. George was one of the Shield brothers, the traveling Texas Giants who often appeared together. Frank WENDT photo. On verso, overprinted: "GEORGE SHIELD, Texas giant, Age 24 years, Hight [sic] 7 feet 8, The Tallest MAN on earth."

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