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A woman with scales on her upper body and grossly enlarged lower limbs. Watercolour, 1695.

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1695

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Mulher monstruoza estrangeyra que veyo a esta cidade no anno de 1695. [Tin]ha o braço, o ombro, peyto e parte do ventre esquerdo cuberto de escamas. Era [bem] parecida de rostro; falava correntemente; e obrava por suas maos tudo em que e pode ocupar qualquer molher [sic]. Toucada e vestida de sorte q[ue] lhe ficasse[m] cubertos os defeitos que a fazião disforme, era de agradável prezença

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1695.

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1 drawing : pen and ink and watercolour

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 87i

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  • Portuguese

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