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3.4 - P. T. Barnum, General Tom Thumb and Wife, Commodore Nutt, and Miss Minnie Warren. This image gives a better idea of the midgets' actual height than do most of the trade cards which make them appear much smaller. The reverse of this card is titled "Mrs. Gen. Tom Thumb's Reception Dress" and describes in great detail her dress designed by Mme. Demorest for presentations at the Courts of Queen Victoria and the Empress Eugenie.