Carlton Sisters

February 26, 2013

a cabinet photograph of the Carlton Sisters (fl. late 1880s/early 1890s),
American duettists and dancers
(photo: unknown, USA, circa 1880)

‘At Doris’s big Eighth Avenue Museum the attractions next week will be Barney Baldwin, the man with the broken neck; George Williams, the turtle boy; Capt. Wesley Baum and sister, South American tattooed people. Frank Brown and sisters, albinos, and Mr. and Miss Sage. On the stage the Goff Comedy Company will give hourly entertainments, and among those to appear are Billy Clayton, John P. Curley, the Carlton sisters, Eugene Ward, a footless dancer, and Dora and Frank Goff, who will present The Lightning Porter.
(The Evening World, New York, New York, 8 November 1890, p. 3b)


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