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Items in the Mermaids Exhibit Collection
Mermaid Bath Salts sign
This is a modern reproduction tin sign for a bath product with a British price (6 pence). The art is halftone-screened.
Merman of Aden postcard
A 1939 postcard picturing a Ripley "Believe It Or Not!" merman from Aden on the Red Sea. Ripley judged it to be "a clever Oriental fake." The "Merman of Aden" was exhibited at the Ripley Odditorium (whose name was an inspiration to Joe Nickell in…
This plastic figurine was created to promote the 1989 Walt Disney Pictures movie "The Little Mermaid."
Mermaid statuette, bisque
This porcelain bisque mermaid is stamped "JAPAN" across the bottom and dates from the 1920s.
Mermaid statuette, porcelain
This glazed porcelain mermaid is stamped "BRAZIL" on the bottom.
Hall of Strange Creatures
Legendary and Mythical Creatures Wing