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Mary J. Powers
TitleMary J. Powers
PhotographerAdams & Mendenhall, Ind.
Creator StampVerso
Date Original[unknown]
Description Recto3/4 view of woman sitting. Hand colored
Description VersoMISS MARY J. POWERS,/ The Kentucky Giantess 26 years old/ and weighs 782 punds; 5 feet 2 inches/ high; 86 inches around the waist, and/ 33 inches around the arm - Barnum's/ fat lady at the time of the fire. March/ 3rd, 1868 ; was born in Franklin county,/ Kentucky, and weighs 175 pounds/ more than any other lady in America.
Image Number1203
Summon Content TypePhotograph
TypeStill Image
Photographic ProcessAlbumen print
Format OriginalCarte de Visite
Dimensions (cm)5.7 x 10.2
Dig Spec1500 x 2250 pixels (approx); 12000000 bytes; Quality - 24bit, RGB, 600ppi; image/tif; No Compression; Creator Digital - CSM Services, Syracuse, NY
Date Digital2005
CollectionRonald G. Becker Collection of Charles Eisenmann Photographs
PublisherSpecial Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Library
RightsPublication of images from the Special Collections Research Center is subject to approval and fees may be charged for such use. Publication includes the following media: print, electronic/digital, videotape, film, or microfilm. Permission to use images must be obtained in advance and in writing from the Special Collections Research Center by writing to or going to . These fees are separate from any which might be assigned/assessed by the copyright holder.
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