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Wild Men of Borneo Photographs. American, ca. 1880s-1900s. Six images, including three cartes de visite and three cabinet cards, all depicting the "Wild Men of Borneo," Hiram and Barney Davis, whose stage names were Waino and Plutano. Includes photos by Eisenmann Studio and Wendt Studio of NY. Good to very good. The Davis Brothers toured with P. T. Barnum and others, and were best know for their feats of strength. Weighing not more than 45 lbs. each, they were able to lift upwards of 300 lbs.

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Wild Men of Borneo Photographs.

Estimate $500 - $700Nov 10, 2018
Chicago, IL, USA
Auction Curated By:
Gabe Fajuri
Magic Memorabilia Specialist