Giant Woman Postcard
This modern reproduction postcard features a great photograph a giant woman standing with a group of normal sized men and women.
The giantess is most likely "Marian, the giant Amazon Queen". She was a popular attraction in Britain during the end of the 19th century. The woman was born on the 31st January, 1866, at Benkendorf, a village near the Thuringia Mountains, Germany. She attained the remarkable height of 8 feet 2 inches (2.49 m) and was still growing.
The original image, titled "The Giant" was taken in c1875 by an unidentified photographer.
Postcard Condition: Near Mint
Postcard Size: 4 1/4 by 6 inches (10.75 x 15.25 cm).