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Charles Sherwood Stratton and Lavinia Warren Stratton


Throughout his lengthy career, “Tom Thumb” played many roles but that of the Emperor Napoleon was one of his favorites. Shown here in pint-sized Napoleonic garb, he poses with his bride, Lavinia.


Mathew Brady Studio (active 18441883)
Albumen silver print
Frederick Hill Meserve Collection
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution

 

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