Waino and Plutaino. The Wild Men of Borneo. Age 60 to 70 year. They were a pair of exceptionally strong dwarf brothers associated with the P.T. Barnum Circus. Photographed by Charles Eisenmann, who had a passion for shooting show people in the circus.
Image from late 1800s.
Please refer to photos for condition. Measures 4 1/4" X 6 1/2"
Sold as is.
Cabinet Cards were a style of photograph first introduced in 1863 by Windsor & Bridge in London, the cabinet card is a photographic print mounted on card stock. The Cabinet card got its name from its suitability for display in parlors -- especially in cabinets -- and was a popular medium for family portraits. They were popular until about 1900 when Kodak amateur photography took over.