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ID Number 2013.5.1
Object Name Hair
Collection Artifact
Date 1880
Description Hair cut from the tail of Jumbo, one of the most famous elephants in the P.T. Barnum Circus. The hair is attached to a picture of Jumbo cut from a "Rep-Herald" newspaper article from November 29,1940. The hair is light brown and white in color and about 8-9cm long.