"Fejee Mermaid" Promotion

P. T. Barnum procured an embalmed mermaid fabrication that was half fish, half orangutan and promoted the exhibit with publicity drawings of bare-breasted, fish-tailed beauties.

Date:
1842
Original Format:
Drawings & Sketches
Item#:
MES09416
Height:
2172px
Width:
2818px
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