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Julia Pastrana, a bearded woman. Process print after G. Wick.

  • Wick, George.
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For sitter see: L. Fiedler, 'Freaks', New York 1978, pp. 145-147

Physical description

1 print : halftone

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Julia Pastrana. ... Geog. Wick

Lettering note

Lettering continues: "Julia Pastrana, whose photograph we reproduce above, was born in Mexico, and died in the year 1860, after giving birth to a child at Moscow. Both bodies were embalmed and preserved in that city, being present in Praüscher's Museum. Her upper eye-teeth and incisors are missing."

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 943i

Reproduction note

"From a photo in the possession of the Anthropological Institute, London."

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