Interior of Barnum's Sideshow Tent
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STEREOVIEW. Exceedingly rare, wonderful and historically important interior view of Barnum's 1872-1873 tented sideshow-- "P. T. Barnum's Great Traveling Exposition and World's Fair." The image(s), which may be unique, depict the cast of the show consisting of Zip, Bearded Woman Annie Jones, "Aztec Pinhead" Bartola (without brother Maximo), "Fat Man" John Craig, "Fat Woman" Mary Powers, and unidentified albino woman relaxing before the show. Craig poses playing the violin, while two unidentified workers stand in the background.
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