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CABINET CARD WITH ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF GIANT STANDING NEXT TO A MIDGET

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Publication Date: 1901
Condition: Good
From Xerxes Fine and Rare Books and Documents (Glen Head, NY, U.S.A.)

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n.d. (c.1901). Text on rear of card gives short biography of The Giant Hugo, born in Saint-Marin, France and who was selected Gargantua Giant in 1900 at the Paris Exhibition. He was 7 foot 6 inches tall, and his name is written in pencil on the card as being Grant Hugo Battet (sp?). No information about the midget is given. Card holding the photo indicates it is from the "Wendt" studio in Boonton, New Jersey. Good, small crease in the photo and image is a little bit faded but still quite clear. Card is a bit worn on edges. Bookseller Inventory # a6630

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Title: CABINET CARD WITH ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPH OF ...

Publication Date: 1901

Book Condition:Good

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