|Name der Person
||Thumb, General Tom
General Tom Thumb
(Stage name) ,
Stratton, Charles Sherwood
|Wohort (Land / Länder)
||[ 15, 1883] July 15, 1883
||[1842 - 1883] 1842 - 1883
|Beziehungen mit Darstellenden Kunstgruppen
||Barnum's American Museum sideshow performers, Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus
|Beziehungen mit Institutüten
||Barnum's American Museum (New York)
P. T. Barnum; America’s Greatest Showman, an Illustrated Biography.
||Discovered by P. T. Barnum at age 4, and stage-named after a fairy tale hero, this midget was a natural performer and comedian. Thumb quickly learned how to dance, sing, and act, and enjoyed delighting a crowd with his antics. He was highly successful and became very wealthy. In 1863, he married Lavinia Warren Bump, another of Barnum's midget performers.