Production

Production Name 1863Feb10, Grace Episcopal Church, Barnum's American Museum sideshow performers, Fairy Wedding, The
Performing Arts Type(s) Sideshow
Beginning Date February 10, 1863
End Date February 10, 1863
Production Type Single event
Location(s) of Production Grace Episcopal Church (New York)
Piece(s) in Production Fairy Wedding, The
Performing Art Groups in Production Barnum's American Museum sideshow performers
Reference(s) P. T. Barnum; America’s Greatest Showman, an Illustrated Biography.
People in Production Barnum, P. T. (Impresario) Thumb, General Tom Bump, Lavinia Warren Bump, Minnie Warren Nutt, Commodore
Notes The elegant wedding of celebrated midgets General Tom Thumb and Lavinia Warren Bump was attended by New York high society. A huge crowd gathered outside the church. The midgets worked for P.T. Barnum, who helped arrange the wedding. Other Barnum midget performers (Commodore Nutt, and Minnie Warren Bump, Lavinia's sister) took the roles of best man and maid of honor. SFPALM

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