The cabinet of curiosities, or wonders of the world displayed. No.5, The Spotted Negro Boy.

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[between 1820 and 1860?]
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Article about the child George Alexander Gratton, born in St. Vincent in 1808 (?) with a pigmentation disorder of the skin. Brought to England he was exhibited but died in 1813 "with a swelling in the jaw". Pages 65-66 of The cabinet of curiosities, no.5.

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[between 1820 and 1860?]

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1 sheet : black and white ; 22 x 13 cm

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