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P.T. Barnum and General Tom Thumb

P.T. Barnum and General Tom Thumb
Attribution
Marcus Aurelius Root, 1808 - 1888
Samuel Root, 1819 - 1889
Sitter
P. T. Barnum, 5 Jul 1810 - 7 Apr 1891
Charles Sherwood Stratton, 4 Jan 1838 - 15 Jul 1883
Date
c. 1850
Type
Photograph
Medium
Half-plate daguerreotype
Dimensions
Image: 11.8 × 8.5 cm (4 5/8 × 3 3/8")
Case Closed: 15.4 × 12.2 × 1.6 cm (6 1/16 × 4 13/16 × 5/8")
Case Open: 15.4 × 24.5 × 0.8 cm (6 1/16 × 9 5/8 × 5/16")
Topic
Costume\Headgear\Hat
Costume\Dress Accessory\Tie
Interior\Studio
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Top hat
Cased object
P. T. Barnum: Male
P. T. Barnum: Performing Arts\Performer\Showman
P. T. Barnum: Performing Arts\Circus owner
P. T. Barnum: Society and Social Change\Administrator\Cultural organization administrator\Museum
Charles Sherwood Stratton: Male
Charles Sherwood Stratton: Performing Arts\Performer
Portrait
Credit Line
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Object number
NPG.93.154
Data Source
National Portrait Gallery