Title: Commodore Nutt and Miss Minnie Warren, in ...
George Washington Morrison Nutt (1848-81) and Minnie Warren Bump (1842-78) were famous midgets who toured the U.S. and overseas with Barnum & Bailey; Nutt served as best man at the wedding of his friend, midget Charles "Tom Thumb" Stratton, and Warren was the sister of the bride, midget Lavinia Warren. Uncommon carte-de-visite photograph, 2½" X 4", New York, NY, n.y. [ca. 1865]. Very good. Mild age toning and slightest bit of wear. Title cited above bottom margin of recto. With a gilt double rule is a 2 1/8" X 3 1/8" albumen full-length portrait showing Nutt and Warren side by side. Center of verso bears the decorative backstamp of E. & H.T. Anthony ("Manufacturers / of the best / Photographic Albums"), "From / Photographic Negative / By Brady." Above are facsimile printed signatures of Nutt and Warren. A most handsome and rather uncommon Brady image. Bookseller Inventory # 24787
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