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Julia Pastrana, "the nondescript", advertised for exhibition. Colour woodcut.

Regent Gallery (Regent Street, London, England)

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Free to use with attribution CC BYCredit: Wellcome Collection
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In the centre, a woodcut head in profile of Julia Pastrana, printed in blue with red lips For sitter see: L. Fiedler, 'Freaks', New York 1978, pp. 145-147

Publication/Creation

[London] (Kennington and Walworth Roads, 20 doors from the Elephant & Castle) : W. Brickhill's Steam Printing Works.

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1 print : woodcut, printed in red and blue ; sheet 76 x 50.5 cm

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Regent Gallery, 69 & 71, Quadrant, Regent Street. Grand & novel attraction. Miss Julia Pastrana the nondescript! Just from the United States and Canada where she has held her levees in all the principal cities, and created the greatest possible excitement, being pronounced by most eminent naturalists and physicians the wonder of the world! Will hold her levees at the Regent Gallery every day, morning 11 to 1, and 3 to 5; evening 8 to 10. No evening entertainment on Saturdays. Stalls, --3s. Area, --2s. Gallery, --1s. Stalls can be procured everyday at the box office, Regent Gallery, between 10 & 5, without any extra charge.

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Julia Pastrana, "the nondescript", advertised for exhibition. Colour woodcut. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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