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Three mermaids on an ocean rock, one holding a hand mirror.
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Title: The Fejee Mermaid, As Advertised
From: The Life Of P.T. Barnum
Original caption: Cut reduced in size from the Sunday Mercury.
Creator: n/a
Date: 1855
Format: Illustration
Publisher: Redfield, New York
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: p.236
Keywords: Advertising; Autobiography; Entertainment; Entertainment, Leisure & Recreation; Media; Museums; New York; New York City, NY; Phineas T. Barnum; Popular Culture; Publicity; Sexuality
Topics: Mass Media, Culture & The Arts

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)