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Three wild born people, all with goitre. Engraving, 1787.

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Published as the Act directs, 14 May 1787
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2346i
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Description

The sitters are not mentioned in F. Merke, 'History and iconography of endemic goitre and cretinism', Berne, Stuttgart and Vienna 1984

Publication/Creation

London (69 St. Paul's Church Yard) : Printed for Carington Bowles, Published as the Act directs, 14 May 1787.

Physical description

1 print : line engraving with etching ; platemark 17.3 x 25 cm

Lettering

As exhibited in the Hay market. The wild-born human beings (two females and a male) with monstrous craws.

References note

British Museum, 'Catalogue of political and personal satires', vol. 6, London 1978, p. 417: this print is referred to under no. 7166

Lettering note

Bears number "241" top right

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 2346i

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  • English


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