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Chang and Eng Bunker. Oil painting by Edouard-Henri-Théophile Pingret, 1836.
- Pingret, Edouard, 1788-1875.
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Previous title, replaced March 2020: Chang and Eng Bunker, the Siamese twins. Oil painting by Edouard-Henri-Théophile Pingret, 1836.
1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas approximately 42 x 28.5 cm
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Chang and Eng Bunker (1811–1874) were Siamese-American conjoined twins whose fame brought about the term Siamese twins.
E. Bellier de La Chavignerie, Dictionnaire géneral des artistes de l'école française, Paris 1882-1887, vol. 2, p. 279 ("S[alon] 1836 Portrait des jumeaux siamois")
Wellcome Library no. 44554i
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