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An engraving of a withered monkey torso attached to a fish tail.
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Title: The Fejee Mermaid
From: The Life Of P.T. Barnum
Original caption: A Correct Likeness Of The Fejee Mermaid.
Reduced in size from Sunday Herald.
Creator: n/a
Date: 1855
Format: Illustration
Publisher: Redfield, New York
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: p.234
Keywords: Advertising; Animals; Autobiography; Educational Institutions; Entertainment; Entertainment, Leisure & Recreation; Media; Medicine & Science; Museums; New York; New York City, NY; Phineas T. Barnum; Popular Culture; Publicity
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Mass Media, Culture & The Arts; Science, Health & Technology

Objects From This Artifact:
- Barnum's American Museum (still)
- P.T. Barnum (still)
- The Fejee Mermaid (still)
- The Fejee Mermaid, As Advertised (still)
- The Life Of P.T. Barnum (doc)