Egyptian Mummy In Sunderland

Newspaper advertisement of an Egyptian Mummy touring the area.
The second image is an advertisement for the same Mummy touring the Saratoga Springs New York area.
George Barclay of New York imported two Egyptian Mummies from Italy in 1826. One of the Mummies went on display in the New York Museum of Ruben Peale. In 1827 it was sold to an upstate trio and displayed in Ithaca. During January of 1828 the Mummy toured in the Rutland Vermont area. Later in that year it was on display in Rennselaerville New York where it was destroyed by a group of eight men. No trace of it remains today.

Date

1828

Format

Newspaper clipping.

Source

Dottie Case from the micro film collection at the Forbes Library Northampton, Massachusetts.

Citation

“Egyptian Mummy In Sunderland,” Swampfield Historical Society, accessed April 18, 2024, https://swampfieldhistorical.org/items/show/241.

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Egyptian Mummy In Sunderland

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Newspaper advertisement of an Egyptian Mummy touring the area.
The second image is an advertisement for the same Mummy touring the Saratoga Springs New York area.
George Barclay of New York imported two Egyptian Mummies from Italy in 1826. One of the Mummies went on display in the New York Museum of Ruben Peale. In 1827 it was sold to an upstate trio and displayed in Ithaca. During January of 1828 the Mummy toured in the Rutland Vermont area. Later in that year it was on display in Rennselaerville New York where it was destroyed by a group of eight men. No trace of it remains today.

Source

Dottie Case from the micro film collection at the Forbes Library Northampton, Massachusetts.

Date

1828

Contributor

"The Egyptian Mummy in Nineteenth Century America"
by S.J. Wolfe.

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Newspaper clipping.

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