Marvello ; Clarence Thorpe

 
Marvello ; Clarence Thorpe
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  • Title :     Marvello ; Clarence Thorpe
  • Artist:     Harry H. Baumann (publisher)
  • Accession:     XB1998.30.7
  • Collection:     Library
  • Subject:     Pictorial worksGolden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.) | Exhibitions | Exhibitions , United States , California , San Francisco , 1930-1940 | Entertainment | Entertainment , 1930-1940 | Eccentrics and eccentricities , Pictorial works | Eccentrics and eccentricities , United States , California , San Francisco , Pictorial works | Curiosities and wonders , Pictorial works | Curiosities and wonders , United States , California , San Francisco , Pictorial works | Pianists | Pianists , 1930-1940 | Physically handicapped artists , Pictorial works | Cartoonists | Cartoonists , 1930-1940 | Entertainers | Entertainers , 1930-1940
  • URL:     http://libimages.wolfsonian.org/XB1998.30.7.000.jpg
Description:
"Official post card of Ripley's 'Believe-It-Or-Not' Odditorium, Golden Gate International Exposition of 1940, Treasure Island, San Francisco, California. Marvello: fingerless pianist who has overcome his handicap and play 500 classical and popular selections. Clarence Thorpe: unusual cartoonist who draws two pictures at once, one with his hand and one with his foot. Also sketches while blindfolded."--verso. | Title from recto. | 1 postcard, untraveled, with color illustrated views of two "human oddities" from the Ripley's Believe-It-Or-Not pavilion, at the Golden Gate International Exposition. | "E-4223"--verso. | English.