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    P.T. Barnum Museum Double-Sided Handbill Advertising an Appearance by "Miss Major Pauline Cushman". 4.5" x 11.5". At top on both sides: "Barnum's Museum". One side lists performances for June 30, 1864. Cushman features prominently in the top half of the bill, her name appears, with the caption "Union Scout & Spy" beneath it. The verso features performances for the week ending July 21, 1864. Cushman is featured at the top of the bill, this time as "The Brave Union Spy & Scout." In addition to listing her three daily appearance, the handbill also advertised the sale of her "Books of her thrilling adventures and Cartes de Visite for sale in the Museum at 25 cents each."

    Condition: Light creasing and scattered stains. Clean horizontal tear at about the middle.


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    October, 2016
    19th Wednesday
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