Oso "The Bear Boy"

Real Photo Postcard. Remarkable portrait of this Coney Island performer. He reposes on all fours, wears a velveteen one-piece body suit, and walks using handheld wood blocks as aids. Autographed in ballpoint pen: "Regards from Oso The Bear Boy." On verso: written presumably by Oso himself, describing his act, in light blue pencil: "Oso The Bear Boy Wt 110/ Lectures - Contortion - Pole Cli-/mbs & Stunts Fire on Feet & Dif-/ferent Parts of Body Hair on/Lower Limbs iin. & Dark &/Shaggy." AZO squares stamp box.

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