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Edwardian Britain's Forest Pygmies

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Jeffrey Green describes the impact of a troupe of six 'dwarf savages' and what it reveals about social and racial attitudes of the time.

On June 10th, 1905, The Era reported a new act at the London Hippodrome:


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