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Major Atom

Major Atom


A carte-de-visite portrait of the diminutive performer Major Atom (real name Samuel Kahn), nephew of the dwarf performer Admiral Dot. Although several sources claim otherwise, the dwarf performer General Pin was no relation.

Photographed by Charles Eisenmann of New York.

 

Code: 126651
 
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