Souvenir a Asra

Printed Photo Postcard. Exagerated photo manipulation of a mustachioed man holding tiny microcephalic "pinhead" Asra in the palm of his hand. "Souvenir a Asra la poupée vivante" [Souvenir of Asra, the living doll]. Asra was billed as both a midget and a pinhead. On verso: postmarked1913 in Brussels with Gent-Tentoonstelling, Grand Exposition".....The 1913 International Exposition "Exposition universelle et internationale de 1913 Gand" was a World's Fair held in Ghent Belgium from 26 April to 3 November 1913.

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