The Onondaga Giant [Cardiff Giant]

Carte De'Visite. Well-known souvenir image of the "Cardiff Giant" who was first known as the Onondaga Giant, a supposed petrified man, sold at the original display of the famous gaff. Printed on front: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1869 by C.O. GOTT in the Clerk's Office Court of the District of Northern New York." Printed on verso: "The Onondaga Giant, Discovered in Cardiff, Oct 16, 1869. Length of body 10 ft. 4 1/2 inches. Weight 2990. PHOTOGRAPHED BY GOTT. Syracuse, N.Y."

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