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A boy with a skin disease together with the conjoined twins Judith and Hélène; below them an infant with one central eye. Coloured etching by N.E. Lerouge.

  • Lerouge, Nicholas-Edouard, active 1864.
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On cyclopia see reprint of: 'Anomalies and curiosities of medicine', by G.M. Gould and W.L. Pyle, Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, 1896, p.241

For Hélène and Judith see: C.J.S. Thompson, 'The mystery and lore of monsters', London 1930, pp. 71-72; L. Fiedler, 'Freaks', New York 1978, p. 201; R.D. Altick, 'The shows of London', Cambridge (Mass.) and London 1978, p.37

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[Place of publication not identified] : Garnier frères (Paris : Lamoureux)

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1 print : etching, with watercolour

Lettering

Monstres. Ed. Lerouge sc

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 3871i

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  • French


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