Four figures: an albino woman of African descent, with white instead of black skin; the Siamese twins Hélène and Judith; and a girl called Maria Herig who had a skin disease. Engraving.
- Sève, Jacques de, active 1742-1788.
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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
Maria Herig's skin disease might be identified as multiple fibroma
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