The hirsute Kostroma people from the primeval forests of central Russia : the first of their kind ever seen in England.
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Colour poster advertising an appearance at a freakshow or as part of a variety night by a man and boy (Adrian and Feodor) both of whom are suffering from extreme hypertrichosis of the face. The man in particular looks like a Yorkshire terrier. A smaller piece of paper (8 x 27 cm.) has been stuck to the top of the poster giving details of it taking place at: Middlesex Music Hall, Drury Lane [London], S. Emanuel's benefit, Wednesday, Feb. 25th . Positively for this night only. They had appeared at the South London Palace two days previously.
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