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Tom Thumb performance flyer, ca. 1850

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A flyer announced a performance by the "original" Tom Thumb and "his beautiful little wife" at the new Portland City Hall on September 28, 29, probably in about 1850.

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  • Title: Tom Thumb performance flyer, ca. 1850
  • Creator: Wynkoop, Hallenbeck & Thomas Printers, New York
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 463, No. 751
  • Collection: Works Progress Administration Broadsides Collection
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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