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Charles Sherwood Stratton and Lavinia Warren Stratton


Public interest in the wedding of “Tom Thumb” and Lavinia Warren generated an enormous demand for photographs of the bride and groom. Sold by the thousands as cartes de visite, portraits of the couple were accompanied by lengthy captions describing every detail of their wedding attire.


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

 

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