Tom Thumb's Museum: Major E. Newell

Tradecard. Artist's palette shaped diecut featuring Major E. Newell shown in four character poses, as a Chinese man, a dandy with top hat, and two more poses. This is one of a set of six chromolithograph cards produced by Ballin & Liebler in 1882 advertising a tour managed by H.R. Jacobs of a Variety company starring 'General' Tom Thumb. On verso: GENERAL Tom Thumb AND HIS CHARMING Little Wife, ENTIRE TROUPE DEC. 4TH ONE WEEK ONLY. ST. JAMES HALL, EVERY AFTERNOON & EVENING, SKATORIAL CHAMPION.

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