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Charles Decker

Charles Decker


A carte-de-visite portrait of the American entertainer Charles Decker.

Born in 1855, he is seen here at the age of 19, when he stood 31 inches high and weighed 45 lbs.

Decker died in Chicago on 28 October 1893, aged only 38.

Photographed by Hyde at Mansfield and Co. in St Louis, Missouri.


 

Code: 126654
 
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