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    Little People: Six Different CDV's. Nice group of six cartes-de-visite of "Little People" who performed in P.T. Barnum's Traveling Circus. Included is Tom Thumb, Admiral Dot, Tom Thumb's wife Lavinia, etc. One image that is quite scarce is the wedding scene. Photographer backmarks include Anthony, Brady, and NY Photographic Co. Tom Thumb and his wife attended a reception at the Executive Mansion on February 13, 1863. President Lincoln and his wife were in attendance. Quoting Tom Thumbs wife Livinia "President took our hands and led us to the sofa, lifting the General up and placed him at his left hand, while Mrs. Lincoln did the same serve for me, placing me at her right". Wonderful Lincoln association images.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2019
    2nd Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 7
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