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Chang Yu-sing the Chinese giant, with his wife, King-Foo and Chung Mow, a dwarf. Wood engraving, 1865.

London Stereoscopic Company.
Date
30 September 1865

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Description

For sitter see: C.J.S. Thompson, 'The mystery and lore of monsters', London 1930, p.p. 181-182 and L. Fiedler, 'Freaks', New York 1978, p.107

Lettering

The Chinese giant, Chang, with his wife and attendant dwarf. ...

Publication/Creation

[London], 30 September 1865.

Physical description

1 print : wood engraving ; image 23.3 x 16.5 cm

Publications note

Bridget Telfer et al., Reframing disability: portraits from the Royal College of Physicians, London 2011, pp. 44-45

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2779i

Creator/production credits

Artist's monogram is indistinct

Language

  • English


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