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Pastrana in a transparent skirt performing in Berlin

Albany NY Argus 1855 - 0750.pdf
Performance. Placard: "Bear Woman and No Humbug--Great Curiosity"

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Magistrate questions Pastrana in response to the complaint J.W. Beach made about her marriage to Theodore Lent

06_ Wieczorkiewicz.pdf
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Marriage License, Baltimore County, Court of Common Pleas CM 204.png
Application for Marriage License, Julia Pastrana and Theodore Lent


Austria, ONB_mtk_18580511.pdf
Pastrana in Leipzig

Kneeland's Report 1855.pdf
Record of Pastrana's appearance at the Boston Society of Natural History. Includes text of Dr. Kneeland's report on his examination of Pastrana

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Baton Rouge.pdf
In columns 1 and 2, virulent criticism of interest in Pastrana. The author argues the performances should be stopped--and the newspaper agrees.

Austria (4), ONB_hum_18571231.pdf
Audience response to Pastrana
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