Chiquita

 

Chiquita also known as Senorita Espiridena Alize Cenda was of Cuban or Mexican descent and was a perfectly formed Midget who by age 21 was 26 inches tall and weighed 18.5 pounds.  She was famous as a Carnival Attraction in the Bostock-Ferari Carnival when she appeared at the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo in 1901.Frank C. Bostock is credited with being the inventor of the modern American Carnival and Chiquita was one of his star attractions at the World's Fair and in other carnivals of his.

 

 


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