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Weird and wonderful : the dime museum in America

Author: Andrea Stulman Dennett
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dioramas and panoramas, freaks and magicians, waxworks and menageries, obscure relics and stuffed animals - a dazzling assortment of curiosities attracted the gaze of the nineteenth-century spectator  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: P T Barnum
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Stulman Dennett
ISBN: 081471885X 9780814718858 0814718868 9780814718865
OCLC Number: 925248040
Description: 200 s. : illustrations
Responsibility: Andrea Stulman Dennett.

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