Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

A print of a family portrait. Two men, conjoined twins, are seated in the middle of the scene. Their wives and children are positioned around them. In the background is a curtain, a framed painting, and the edge of a fireplace with a large urn resting on the mantle.

Title: A Characteristic Group, Representing Chang and Eng, The Siamese Twins, with Their Wives and Children

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Source: Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale University

Copyright/Permissions: A Characteristic Group, Representing Chang and Eng, The Siamese Twins, with Their Wives and Children. Wood engraving. Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Prints and Drawings Collection.

Location(s): Thailand; Mt. Airy, North Carolina, USA

 

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