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  • Collection: Advertisements

1855-07-03, Daily Ohio Statesman, (Columbus), pl_012052016_1608_55313_199.pdf
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."

1857-05-15, Philadelphia Inquirer, pl_012062016_1312_13014_9.pdf
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.

1857-01-10, Boston Saturday Evening Gazette, pl_012052016_1522_59612_201.pdf
Performance in Springfield, IL includes image by Stevens not seen in other ads

1857-07-18, WEDXBM495796135.pdf
"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"

1857-08-01, Leader, WWPMBE148255625.pdf
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."

Audience Response and Ad.pdf
Pastrana wins over someone who goes to expose the exhibit as a fraud.

New York NY Herald 1854 - 2712.pdf
Pastrana not named in ad that calls her "it" and "a link between mankind and the ourang outang."

New York NY Herald 1854 - 2592.pdf
Pastrana not named. "Mysterious link." Emphasis on "hideous" appearance

New York NY Tribune 1854 Sep - Dec Grayscale - 0697.pdf
Performance. "Ladies (not enciente) are delighted with the Hybrid's gentleness and modesty. No monster ever possessed either sentiment or speech"

Broadside, Eagle Hall.pdf
Broadside of Pastrana's performance at Eagle Hall in Ogdensburgh, NY with daguerrotype
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