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Barnum circus sideshow freak, Carrie Akers the fat Midget. Rare Cabinet Card.

Barnum circus sideshow freak, Carrie Akers the fat Midget. Rare Cabinet Card.

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  • Vintage item from the 1800s
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Original 100+ year old antique Cabinet Card photo of Carrie Akers the fat Midget. Google Carrie Akers Midget for more information about her. Photos of Carrie are quite rare. These types of photos are the actual pieces the exhibitors sold to the public to earn extra money. They were usually sold for 10 to 25 cents and were handed to the buyer by the exhibitor who sometimes also signed the card. Great piece of sideshow history. This is a Cabinet card and is approximately 6-1/2 inches x 4-1/4 inches. Photo by G.F.Sterling. Nice condition, see photos.

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