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Portland Hall, London. The Siamese Twins Lalloo, 1887

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PressmarkEvan.461
Heading or VenuePortland Hall
PlaceLondon
TitleFirst tour in Great Britain. During the Fair. £1,000 challenge to the world! To produce the equal of Lalloo, the greatest living wonder in the world! A native of Lucknow, Central India, Lalloo. A very intelligent, strange, and most remarkable Indian boy! Seventeen years of age. He stands five feet in height. Lalloo has two perfect bodies Lalloo has four perfect arms Lalloo has four perfect hands Lalloo has four perfect legs Lalloo has four perfect feet but Lalloo has only got one perfect head. In fact, it is simply a boy and girl joined together. And if Lalloo is not really alive £100 will be given to any charitable institution … He has been exhibited in the Portland Hall, Langham Place, London, at the admission of one shilling each. James Norman and M. D. Francis, proprietors
Size102 x 39 cm.
Date[1887]
Imprint[Leicester] : W. Willson, New Walk Parinting Works, Leicester
NotesWith MS. notes: Exhibited at Nottingham Goose Fair Oct 1887. - Poster numbered 16,274 at foot
GenrePoster
SubjectConjoined Twins; Circus; Abnormalities, Human; Curiosities and wonders
NamesLalloo (Indian boy); Norman, James; Francis, M. D.
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