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The Great Lilliputian Wedding
It is generally admitted, we believe, that these little people have as good a right to marry as the larger folks -- as to the policy of such a match it is too late to offer advice. Suffice it to say that, though they are unquestionably the smallest married pair of human beings on earth, they have created an immense sensation in bringing themselves together....
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Title: The Great Lilliputian Wedding
Creator: n/a
Date: February 21, 1863
Format: Article
Publication: Scientific American
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: New Series, vol.8, no.8, p.115
Keywords: Bridgeport, CT; Ceremonies; Charles Stratton, Tom Thumb; Commodore Nutt; Connecticut; Economics; Entertainment; Entertainment, Leisure & Recreation; Identity; Labor; Lavinia Warren; Marriage; Media; Minnie Warren; New York; New York City, NY; Phineas T. Barnum; Physical Disability; Popular Culture; Sexuality; Short Stature; The Arts; Theater; Women & Gender
Topics: Mass Media, Culture & The Arts