Watson’s Living Curiosities
This poster for "S. Watson's American Museum of Living Curiosities", which dates from 1885, can be found at the British Library site
. All the exhibits seem like pretty standard stuff for a 19th-century museum: the stoutest lady in the world, the two-headed marvel, snake charmer, etc. It's the "Australians" exhibit that puzzles me. They don't really look like Australians. Are those outfits something that Aussies often wear?
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