Person in photograph General Tom Thumb (American 1838–1883)
Image: 8.3 x 7 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/4 in.)
Purchase, W. Bruce and Delaney H. Lundberg and The Howard Gilman Foundation Gifts, 2008
Not on view
Thurman F. "Jack" Naylor, Massachusetts; (Guernsey's New York, Lot D20, October 20, 2007)
This daguerreotype is accompanied by objects formerly in the possession of Lavinia Warren Bump (General Tom Thumb's wife). These materials include: Tom Thumb's walking cane, a green calling card of Mrs. General Tom Thumb, a green child's admission card for "Shaffer's Bell Ringers," and related provenance documents.