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What we know of Waino and Plutano, wild men of Borneo.

What we know of Waino and Plutano, wild men of Borneo.

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Published by Barnum and Bailey in [U.S.A .
Written in English

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    Publicity leaflet about Waino and Plutano, actually not natives of Borneo captured in 1848, but Hiram and Barney Davis, natives of Connecticut.

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    Open LibraryOL20636719M

    the wild Australian children! -- Big Hannah and Big John, the two heaviest people ever known to exist! -- Crowley the Man-Horse, Nature's most astounding freak! -- Waino and Plutano, the Wild Men of Borneo! -- Signor Giovanni and his remarkable troupe of bird actors! -- Dr. Hall's Eskimo dog! -- A living, three-horned bull!-- The Grand Aquarium! The same day, we passed the Anambas, a group of islands belonging to the Dutch; and during the night, we passed through the Natuna Islands, an- other Dutch possession. On the morning of the 16 With the Wild Men of Borneo fourth day, we arrived at Miri, an oil town in Sa- rawak.

    -- Minnie-Christine, the renowned two-headed lady! -- Hoomie and Iola, the wild Australian children! -- Big Hannah and Big John, the two heaviest people ever known to exist! -- Crowley the Man-Horse, Nature's most astounding freak! -- Waino and Plutano, the Wild Men of Borneo! -- Signor Giovanni and his remarkable troupe of bird actors! -- Dr/5().   Where did the expression "the wild woman of Borneo" originate? I know it existed in the s because that's the first time I had ever heard it as a young girl. I've searched online and have found only that there was a children's fiction book written in the s with those words in the title, but, as I say, the expression has been around.

      Meet the Waino and Plutano, the Wild Men Of Borneo! Except they were actually Hiram and Barney Davis, two Little People from a Connecticut farm. Oh! They were also mentally disabled. Along with being “wild men from Borneo,” part of their backstory was that they were captured by sailors, after a great struggle of course. Which, sidenote.   "I'd always heard of "the wild man of Borneo" but really didn't know where that came from. In Malay, the words "orang utan" translated as "jungle man" or "wild man". So, if you ever see a native in the movies (with a bone in his nose) screaming "ooga ooga!", you now know there is no way that is the actual wild man of Borneo.".


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What we know of Waino and Plutano, wild men of Borneo Download PDF EPUB FB2

Undated sideshow pitch book, c. 3 x inches, 16 pp, in original illustrated wrappers. One full-page illustration and 2 within the text. A few small chips/short tears; very good. Waino and Plutano (also called Plutanor) were a pair of exceptionally strong dwarf brothers from Ohio named Hiram and Barney, born c.

and - Rare ephemera relating to the American brothers, Hiram & Elijah W. "Barney" Davis, little men who were better known as Waino (Hiram) & Plutano (Barney), the original "Wild Men of Borneo" (in photos Hiram is on the left, Barney on the right).

"There is no human heart, / To smallest mortal given, / But it may claim its part / In God's Eternal Heaven." pins. What We Know About Waino and Plutano, The Wild Men of Borneo, With Poems Dedicated to Them.

Author: [SIDESHOW] Published: New York; Damon & Peets, Binding: Condition: (please see full item description for details) Description: Undated sideshow pitch book, c. 3 x inches, 16 pp, in original illustrated full-page illustration and 2 within the Rating: % positive.

What We Know About Waino and Plutano, The Wild Men of Borneo, With Poems Dedicated to Them. New York: Damon & Peets. Undated sideshow pitch book, c. 3 x inches, 16 pp, in original illustrated wrappers.

One full-page illustration and 2 within. Inthe promotional booklet What We Know About Waino and Plutano, Wild Men of Borneo described their "capture" and the Wild Men as hardly above the social level of "orang-outangs of a like size".

The brothers' sideshow days ended in when Hiram fell ill. They moved to Massachusetts. Hiram died in and Barney in Wild Man of Borneo Dead: Waino and Plutano were born Hiram and Barney Davis.

They began working in sideshows in eventually working for P. Barnum. Although they stood around 40 inches tall, they had great strength and would often lift men many times their size.

For your consideration is this CDV (Carte de Visit) of celebrity brothers Waino and Plutano the Wild Men of Borneo. They toured with Barnum and Bailey and this is an original photograph that would have been sold at the shows as souvenirs for tourists/5().

Waino and Plutano(r), the Wild Men of Borneo, were actually brothers born in Ohio with physical and mental developmental challenges. As you can see in the photo, even in adulthood, they were pygmy sized.

They did however possess considerable strength for their size, and were known to lift up to pounds. Six images, including three cartes de visite and three cabinet cards, all depicting the "Wild Men of Borneo," Hiram and Barney Davis, whose stage names were Waino and Plutano.

Includes photos by Eisenmann Studio and Wendt Studio of NY. The Wild Men of Borneo, Waino and Plutano, were a pair of exceptionally strong dwarf brothers who were most famously associated with P.

Barnum and his freak show exhibitions. WALTHAM, Mass., March -- That strange bond of sympathy which existed between Plutano and Waino, the "Wild Men of Borneo," and made them the marvel. An expertly wrought tale of exploration, adventure, and mischief by Hoffman (Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller’s Tragic Quest for Primitive Art,etc.), who returns to the South Pacific to tell “last wild men of Borneo” are not the headhunters or circus freaks of yore but instead two foreigners, one Swiss and one American, who entered.

What we know about Waino and Plutano the wild men of Borneo, with poems dedicated to them, ca 28 What we know about Waino and Plutano, the wild men of Borneo, ca Waino and Plutaino, known as the wild men of Borneo.

Kaarle Krohnille (Book) What we know about Waino and Plutano, the wild men of Borneo: with poems dedicated to them (Book. Wild Man of Borneo or Wild Man from Borneo may refer to. People. Dayak people, indigenous people of Borneo; Oofty Goofty or Wild Man of Borneo, real name Leon Borchardt (– or later), German-born sideshow performer in the United States; Wild Men of Borneo, Waino and Plutanor, real names Hiram W.

Davis (–) and Barney Davis (–), American dwarf brothers and freak. Waino & Plutano, Wild Men of Borneo. Date: Location: Boonton New Jersey United States: Dimensions: Image (Paper): 5 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. (14 x cm) We use this information in order to improve and customize your browsing experience and for analytics and metrics about our visitors both on this website and other media.

This image might not be in the public domain outside of the United States; this especially applies in the countries and areas that do not apply the rule of the shorter term for US works, such as Canada, Mainland China (not Hong Kong or Macao), Germany, Mexico, and Switzerland.

The creator and year of publication are essential information and must be : Transferred from dia to. Intheir services were obtained by an itinerant mountebank who gave out the story that their names were Waino and Plutanor, two averaged size gentlemen from the exotic land of Borneo, which he seems to have confused with Lilliput.

Thirty years later, they were hired for P.T. Barnum’s travelling shows, where they made vast sums of money. Wild Man from Borneo is an illuminating and revealing study, which will appeal to general readers as well as specialists.

Over 50 illustrations complement the authors’ elegant and detailed written account. In view of the orangutan’s precarious condition today, the book also contains an urgent message that the disappearance of the ‘wild man’ from the wild would be a tragedy not only for Cited by: 7.

This scarce pitch book describes the isolated "negritos" of Borneo ("yellowish in color and undersized"), the wild "monkey antics" of the brothers when they first reached America, their amazing strength, and their travels and gradual domestication. Undated sideshow pitch book, c. 3 x inches, 16 pp, in original illustrated wrappers.

InWaino and Plutanor became involved with P. T. Barnum and his traveling exhibitions. With Barnum’s fabled promotional skill, the careers of the Wild Men of Borneo took off and over the course of the next 25 years, the pair earned approximately $, which .Browse featured items - collectible, rare and out-of-print books on exploration, travel, mountaineering, and adventure.out of 5 stars Henrietta, the Wild Woman of Borneo Reviewed in the United States on Ma This is the story of a little girl who feels unlovely and like nothing she does is she runs more correctly tries to mail herself away to Borneo, where she will, of course, fit right in.5/5(1).