The Amazing Seven Sutherland Sisters and Their 'Niagara of Curls'
- In 1882 the Barnum and Bailey Circus signed a new act for the sideshow. It was called the Seven Sutherland Sisters. The girls â€” Sarah, Victoria, Isabella, Grace, Naomi, Mary, and Dora â€” who ranged in age from 18 to 36, would file on stage in white gowns, their dark hair glimmering in the gas lights, and sing a selection of songs. The remarkable bass voice of Naomi was prominent in their rich harmony.