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The Blatts - a man fish and waterlily


Allegany County, Maryland, Centennial Celebration, 1889 Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information

   



The Two Blatts!....What are They?

Why a man fish and water lily

They do all kinds of funny things under the water in a glass tank at Tolchester.
Sew, Eat, Smoke, Swim &c. Seem to be more fish than Human.

At Tolchester! See Them. Also The Whale.




ID:
accc041

Notes:
The Blatts offered their services to the Entertainment Committee. There is no record of their being selected to perform in Allegany County. Reverse reads: Exhibition in a large glass tank, full of water. Their record is 4 1/2 minutes under Water. Really a sight worth seeing! Go see the whale!

Date:
1889

Collection Location:
Allegany County Public Library

Original Size:
17 x 25 cms

Subject:
Allegany County (Md.)--History.

Coverage:
Allegany County (Md.), 1899.

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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