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History and medical description of the two-headed girl : sold by her agents for her special benefit, at 25 cents

Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine
Date
1869

About this work

Description

Contains a short autobiographical sketch of Millie and Christine McCoy (1851-1912), conjoined twins who were born to a family of african-american slaves in North Carolina. Second section contains a detailed report on physiological aspects of the twins' bodies

Publication/Creation

Buffalo : Warren, Johnson & Co., 1869.

Physical description

32 pages ; 20 cm

Notes

Illustration on front wrapper

Type/Technique

Language

  • English


Where to find it

Location of original

This material has been provided by the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, through the Medical Heritage Library. The original may be consulted at the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard Medical School.

Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine


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