Leopold Kahn as Admiral Dot

The midget Leopold Kahn, Barnum's "El Dorado Elf" is wearing his "Admiral Dot" uniform and demonstrating his diminutive size posed between a birdcage and a man's hat. He weighed just over 15 pounds, but was advertised as "four times smaller than Tom Thumb."

Date:
1870 circa 5 years
Original Format:
Photographic Print
Item#:
MES10662
Photographer:
Bradley & Rulofson (San Francisco)
Height:
5939px
Width:
4308px
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