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Julia_Pastrana,_a_bearded_lady,_embalmed._Wood_engraving,_18_Wellcome_V0007255.jpg
Pastrana's embalmed body on display in a glass box at 191 Piccadilly in London. Her son's body is also represented.

World Cat, 1888.pdf
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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."
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