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View of Wyman's Museum where two of the mummies from the Mormons were exhibited.

View of the city of Nauvoo, where the Mormons settled.

View of the site of Thebes, where many mummies were buried.

Reworked picture of mummy and coffins--altered to fit landscape mode.

Artidle showing venues for the exhibition of the "Blockhead Mummy."

Notice of the sale, including a mummy.

Adverisement for the exhibition of the mummy in Newark, N.J.

Advertisement for Peale's New York Museum, listing the attractions.

Curiosities and wonders exhibited at the Metropolitan Fair.

Morton was an ethnologist who believed in polygenisis and collected skulls in order to defend his theories.

Mummy brought into New York City in 1824 by Captain Larkin Thorndike Lee.

Copsecook Mill (later Great Falls Mill) made paper from mummy wrappings.

Advertising cut (type) for sale by A.N. Kellogg Newspaper Co.

A Gothic horror story featuring a vengeful mummy.

Brilliantly colored cover of one of Poe's books.

Masthead of the first newspaper to publish the arrival of Ward Nicholas Boylston's mummy.

View of Tremont Street, showing Tremont Temple and other buildings.

Half of a stereograph view of the ruins of Wood's Museum and the Globe Theater after the great Chicago Fire of 1871.

Half of a stereograph view of the ruins after the Great Fire of 1871.

Portait of Joseph Smith, founder of Mormonism

View of the Masonic Temple where Michael Chandler exhibited his mummies.

Warren was a phusician at Massachusetts General Hospital, who examined several mummies for authenticity, and wrote about Boylston's mummy as well as Padihershef

Outer coffin of one of a pair of mummies brought by Henry Barclay and purchased by Rubens Peale.

Paper was made from mummy wrappings at this mill.

Most of the papermills on the Cobbossee Conte made paper from mummy wrappings.

Two wrapped mummies on display with Barnum's circus at Watertown, Conn. (Adult & child?)

Sorting room at Chelsea Mills. This was one of the mill jobs which could be done by women

Head of a female mummy in the Phrenological Museum of New York.

Samuel Dennis Warren owned many mills in Maine, most of which used mummy rags. He also built Westwood, Maine as a model community.

19th century ethnological study of monogenism and polygenism. To this date, this book has been castigated as being one of the most racist books ever published

The broadside Gliddon issues in Boston for his lecture series and for the mummy unwrappings.

Drawings of Egyptian mummy skulls in the collection of Samuel George Morton.

Interior view of the Pacific Museum on Anatomy showing the different types of display, including mummies.

Catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities, incluing mummies and mummy parts, collected and exhibited by Henry Abbott.

View of the Sixth Saloon in Barnum's American Museum and a mummy in its case.

Variant exhibition brochure for the Blockhead mummy. One of a pai of mummies brought by Henry Barclay and purchased by Rubens Peale.

Very brief description of the two mummies from the Peregrine, on display at the Boston Museum.

View of the interior of the Boston Museum and Gallery of Fine Arts.

The New-England Museum (Boston, Mass)

Woodcut of the mummy brought into America by Captain Larkin Turner.

Advertisement for the exhibition of Padihershes in Philadelphia.

Intaglio print of the lid of the outer coffin of Padihershef.

Skull collected by Joseph Dorfeuille for the Western Museum.

Unidentified mummy and its coffin.

Unidentified mummy and its case.

Verso of the broadside "Amusement for the million!"

Portrait of P.T. Barnum in his advertising paper.
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