Lot 577: The Lilliputians. 2 cabinet cards.
29 October 2016
Yonkers, NY, USALive Auction
Description: The Lilliputians. 2 cabinet cards. This was a German company of midgets who performed in New York. One shows them in costume in “The Pupil in Magic” (the title of a poem by Goethe.) The names of all the actors are written in pencil verso. This is copyright 1890 by Rosenfeld Brothers. Published by Pach Brothers, N.Y. Another is by Pach Brothers, Boston. There’s a date stamp on the verso “Mar 9, 1897” that may be the date it was used in a publication.
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