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Description trouvée dans les archives

Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Van Buren Bates, both of whom were eight feet one inch tall weighing at five hundred pounds. 

Date(s)

ca. 1878-1888

Lieu de création

Sans lieu, inconnu ou indéterminé

1 photograph : b&w
Documents iconographiques (photo)
90: Ouvert
NIL
Documents iconographiques (photo)
Négatif de copie PA-051546
90: Ouvert
Autre no d'acquisition
1936-003 NPC

Modalités d'utilisation

Credit: Albert Almon/Library and Archives Canada/PA-051546
Restrictions on use: NIL
Copyright: Expired.

Information additionnelle

Miss Anna Swan was born at Millbrook West, New Annan, Colchester Co., N.S. and travelled through the country She married Martin Van Buren Bates.

Bates was the same height as Miss Anna, his wife, 8 feet 1 inch, weighing 500 lbs. Anna died in 1888 and was burried in Seville, Ohio, U.S.A.

[Both of their children weighed over 20 pounds at birth and died in early infancy.]

Described by the RECON project.

Vedette-matière

1. SPORTS & AMUSEMENTS - CIRCUSES.
2. Bates, Martin Van Buren.
3. Swan, Anna H.

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