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Lot 354: Waino & Plutano, “Wild Men of Borneo.”
29 October 2016
Yonkers, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Waino & Plutano, “Wild Men of Borneo.” One was actually born in Connecticut., the other in England. They exploited their condition on the stage, where they were very popular. They pose with their guardian in Eisenmann’s studio, supposedly at the age of 60 to 70. Another cabinet card is a slight variant from the same session (with the same stamp on the verso) published by Eisenmann’s successor, Frank Wendt.
Condition Report: Clean, slightly light. [3-]