Minnie Warren's Quadrille, (Sister of Mrs. Genereral Tom Thumb.)By Stephen Glover. "Performed Daily at Commodore Nutts Grand Levée".
Chromolithograph, rare. Collector's blind stamp in top left corner, '3. 2. 81. New Burlington'. Sheet size: 335 x 255mm (13¼ x 10"). Cut.
A brightly coloured songsheet cover for 'Minnie Warren's Quadrille', by Stephen Glover, performed daily at Commodore Nutts Grand Levée. Huldah Pierce Warren Newell (1849 - 1878), better known as Minnie Warren, was a dwarf and an entertainer. Her sister, Lavinia Warren, was married to General Tom Thumb. They were very well known in 1860s' America and their meeting with Abraham Lincoln was covered in the press at the time.
[Ref: 33570] £290.00