Advertisements related to Pastrana's performances
This collection groups together broadsides, lithographs, and ephemera related to Pastrana's performances in the U.S. and Europe.
Various online resources
Julia Pastrana Online
Pastrana performing in Ambos Hall. References Mott's report and Pastrana as "the lowest link of humanity and the highest order of brutes." Also mentions Sepulveda with wordplay involving "hug" and "humbugging."
Pastrana sings and dances in connection with a display of wax figures in Philadelphia. Brief description of appearance and performance. This represents her last performances in the United States.
Performance in Springfield, IL includes image by Stevens not seen in other ads
"wonder of the world." Description. "Miss Julia is pleased when the ladies and gentlemen ask her questions, and examine her pretty whiskers, of which she is very proud"
Pastrana performs at Regent Gallery, 11-1, 3-5, 8 p.m. Stalls, 3s.; Area, 2s.; Gallery, 1s. Multiple quotes from newspapers. M-W, "Will hold a Levee at the Beaumont Institute, Mile-end after the evening entertainment."
Pastrana wins over someone who goes to expose the exhibit as a fraud.
Pastrana not named in ad that calls her "it" and "a link between mankind and the ourang outang."
Pastrana not named. "Mysterious link." Emphasis on "hideous" appearance
Performance. "Ladies (not enciente) are delighted with the Hybrid's gentleness and modesty. No monster ever possessed either sentiment or speech"
Broadside of Pastrana's performance at Eagle Hall in Ogdensburgh, NY with daguerrotype