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Lyrics, The Singular History of Julia Pastrana.doc copy.pdf
At the end of a 30 page promotional pamphlet, lyrics are given for different songs Pastrana sang when she performed. The songs include: "The Last Rose of Summer, " "Napolitaine," "Who'll Have Me," and "Miss Julia's Own"

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Pastrana's embalmed body on display in a glass box at 191 Piccadilly in London. Her son's body is also represented.

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."

St James Medley.pdf
Description of Pastrana's person and performance in London

Lancet, 1857-08-01 .pdf
Two ads for a performance to benefit Mr. Jerrold

Account_of_Miss_Pastrana_the_Nondescript.pdf
Promotional pamphlet advertising Pastrana's performance in London

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Lithograph of Pastrana advertising her appearance at the Regent Gallery in London

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Broadside includes an image (woodcut) of Pastrana and details about her performances. Red and blue on white background.
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