Lucia Zarate & Her Mother

Cabinet Card. Beautiful, though lower contrast image of the tiny Zarate and her mother. Lucia stands on a table and rests her arm on her mother's shoulder. A companio card to the Major Mite from the same tour. On verso, printed: "GREATEST WONDER OF THE AGE! SENORITA LUCIA ZARATE! THE MEXICAN Lilliputian! This Young Lady is 13 Years of Age! 20 Inches High! AND WEIGHS ONLY 5 POUNDS ! IS PERFECT IN FORM AND FEATURE! TOM THUMB IS A GIANT ! COMPARED WITH HER. This Wonderful Mexican Pigmy; it would be difficult to exaggerate the wonder of this human curiosity.

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