Charles S. Stratton as General Tom Thumb, in his Character as Napoleon is 12 Years Old. 25 Inches High and Weighs 15 Pounds.Gen. Tom. Thumb.
Engraving, sheet 150 x 115mm. 6 x 4½". Bit messy, 'E.B.J.' in ms lower left.
Charles Sherwood Stratton (1838-1883), known on the stage as General Tom Thumb, was a dwarf who achieved great fame under circus pioneer P.T. Barnum. His routines included impersonating characters such as Cupid and Napoleon Bonaparte, as well as singing, dancing and comical banter.
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