Share your favorites on Show & Tell

MAJOR TOMB THUMB CDV QUEEN VICTORIA SIGNED

In Photographs > Cartes-De-Visites > Show & Tell and Victorian Era > Show & Tell.
Cartes-De-Visites42 of 125Civil War Era Canadian CDV'S Military Fort and The WealthyPresident Andrew Jackson cdv?
12
Love it
0
Like it

peteypetey loves this.
scottvezscottvez loves this.
Moonstonelover21Moonstonelover21 loves this.
rniedermanrniederman loves this.
BudekBudek loves this.
walksoftlywalksoftly loves this.
freiheitfreiheit loves this.
pw-collectorpw-collector loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
lydabensonlydabenson loves this.
ManikinManikin loves this.
SEAN68SEAN68 loves this.
See 10 more
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.


Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate



Posted 1 year ago

Email

ozmarty
(161 items)

Rare Carte de Vista dating from 1865 of General Tom Thumb and his wife Lavinia Warren and Commodore Nutt and Miss Minnie Warren . They are wearing the clothes that they where presented to her majesty Queen Victoria at Windsor Castle on 24th June 1865.
A special bonus is that this CDV is singed on the back by all four .

I belive this CDV was purchased when they toured Australia as it came to me form an old estate some 40 years ago.

Note this is an original not a copy .
E. & H.T. Anthony & Co. New York .

Charles Sherwood Stratton was the four year old son of a Bridgeport, Connecticut, carpenter in 1842 when P.T. Barnum "discovered" him and transformed him into General Tom Thumb, an eleven-year old European marvel. Barnum trained the child to sing, dance, and imitate famous persons. Under the guidance of Barnum, Tom Thumb toured the world as one of the best-known midgets, until his death in 1883 at the age of 46.

Size :- 2½" High X 4" Wide . .

Comments

  1. ozmarty ozmarty, 1 year ago
    Thanks for the love Moonstone lover . I was going to [post some jewellry photos but it is such a dull wet day I did not get very good photos . i had taken this one already so put it on ..
  2. Moonstonelover21 Moonstonelover21, 1 year ago
    I enjoy all your posts!!! Thank you for sharing!!! You have very eclectic taste...love it!!! XO
  3. ozmarty ozmarty, 1 year ago
    I use to collect "everything " .... now only almost everything!
  4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 1 year ago
    Fabulous Marty!
  5. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Nice image marty. I hadn't seen the UK version before.

    With MOST of these the "signatures" on the back are actually printed and part of the card vs. actual hand signed.

    scott
  6. scottvez scottvez, 1 year ago
    Marty-- here is a link to a similar one with the stamped signatures on the back:

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Lot-of-Tom-Thumb-cdvs-/111122687470?pt=Art_Photo_Images&hash=item19df6da5ee#ht_317wt_1255

    scott

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.