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A Cat Orchestra

Frank Wendt, [Cat Orchestra], ca. 1900 (2011.47.101) Notes from the Pawnee Bill Show. This season, notwithstanding the bad weather, has been the most prosperous season on our tour. Through the State of Maine we encountered almost incessant rain, and the … Continue reading

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In honor of the 125th anniversary of the death of P. T. Barnum

Frank Wendt (1858 after-1930), Capt. Geo. Auger, Welsh Giant, 1905 (2011.42.5) Printed on verso: Capt. Geo. Auger, Welsh Giant. Born in Cardiff, Wales; 22 years of age; weighs 350 lbs.; 7 ft., 8 inches in height. Tallest man on earth. … Continue reading

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