Sacramento, California USA
Here is an outstanding article that contains
information on P.T. Barnum's handwriting and
signature. Author Stuart Lutz is a noted expert
and dealer in historic documents.
The article originally appeared as "A Sucker for
Autographs," in Autograph Collector,
Mr. Lutz graduated from Johns Hopkins
University in 1992 with a degree in American
History and has been widely published in
He is the author of The Last Leaf: Final
Witnesses to History (Cardoza, 2005), which
includes a reminiscence of Houdini's last
This article is reprinted here at The House of Deception with the author's kind permission.
He may be contacted at:
Stuart Lutz Historic Documents, Inc.
784 Morris Turnpike, PMB #161
Short Hills, New Jersey 07078-2698
Toll Free Phone 1 (877) I-BUY-DOCS [428-9362]
Toll Free Fax 1 (877) 9-FAX-DOCS [932-9362]
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