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Pastrana in a transparent skirt performing in Berlin

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.

1855-02-11, Times Picayune, pl_012052016_1537_49692_582.pdf
Pastrana performs in New Orleans. Great "sensation" and much curiosity about her.

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Account of Pastrana including summary of pamphlet, "The Singular History . . ." Critical of origin story the pamphlet presents. Description of Pastrana's body and her performance, including the detail that she plays the guitar.

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"

Korrespondenz-Nachrichten, uiug.30112087545643-98-1479925977.pdf
Pastrana performing in Germany with Circus Renz

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"

New York NY Times (6) 1854 Oct-Dec - 0571, affability.pdf
1000 visitors in 2 and 1/2 days, ladies captivated by affability and patriotic Spanish chansons, link between human and orang outang, Mott, duality, continued performances

New York NY Times (6) 1854 Oct-Dec - 0571, affability.pdf
1000 visitors in 2 and 1/2 days, ladies captivated by affability and patriotic Spanish chansons, link between human and orang outang, Mott, duality, continued performances
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