Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

Poster advertising the exhibition of a "Hottentot" woman in London.

Title: Just arrived from London, and, by permission, will be exhibited here for a few days at Mr. James’s Sale Rooms, corner of Lord-street : that most wonderful phenomenon of nature, the Hottentot Venus : the only one ever exhibited in Europe

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Date: ca. 1810

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Just arrived from London, and, by permission, will be exhibited here for a few days at Mr. James’s Sale Rooms, corner of Lord-street : that most wonderful phenomenon of nature, the Hottentot Venus : the only one ever exhibited in Europe. Public Domain Mark

Location(s): London, England

 

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