ca. 1881, [carte de visite portrait of Lucia Zarate], the London Stereoscopic Co.

Lucia Zarate was genuinely one of the smallest human beings ever recorded…During her period in London she appeared before Queen Victoria at Buckingham Palace on February 26, 1881.
Handwritten on verso:  “Greatest Wonder of the Age! Señorita Lucia Zarate, This young lady is 18 years of age, and weighs only 4¾ pounds. Is perfect in form and feature.” 

via the Museum of the History of Science

ca. 1881, [carte de visite portrait of Lucia Zarate], the London Stereoscopic Co.

Lucia Zarate was genuinely one of the smallest human beings ever recorded…During her period in London she appeared before Queen Victoria at Buckingham Palace on February 26, 1881.

Handwritten on verso:  “Greatest Wonder of the Age! Señorita Lucia Zarate, This young lady is 18 years of age, and weighs only 4¾ pounds. Is perfect in form and feature.”

via the Museum of the History of Science