Jennie Price

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Charles Price and Jennie Price who appear together on The Chatham Museum handbill shown here, circa 1891, may at first glance appear to be related, perhaps even husband and wife. Upon closer examination, however, as Karl Niedershuh points out below, there was more than one Fat Girl named Price.

This excellent cut of the 18 year old, 450 pound Jennie, surely taken from a contemporary photograph, rises above the usual crude portraiture found on many other contemporary dime museum handbills.

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