Herr Lidusdroph's Russian Fleas in London, 1851

Handbill for Lidusdrough's flea show in London, "Whose extraordinary Performances have received the Distinguished Patronage of the Emperor Nicholas." The show included "The Patriot Kossuth, Mounted on an Austrian Flee [flea]." Printed by "J.W. Peel's Steam Machine, 74, New Cut, Lambeth, Nine doors from Cornwall Road." (This handbill is reproduced in "Jay's Journal of Anomalies.").......Lajos Kossuth (1802-1894) was a political reformer who inspired and led Hungary’s struggle for independence from Austria.

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