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Wonderful spotted boy : seventeen months old, from the Caribee Islands, in the West Indies : to be seen at no.42, Piccadilly, opposite St. James' Churc. He is the progeny of negroes, on whose body is a display of the wonderful works of God ...

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[1810?]
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Handbill advertisng the exhibition of 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".

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[1810?]

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1 sheet ; 6 x 9 cm

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  • English


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