Title: Lord Grenville, Prime Minister and leader of the Broad Bottoms faction, meets Sarah Baartman, the “Hottentot Venus”: on account of their similar body-mass, a dynastic marriage is considered

Artist/Maker: attributed to William Heath

Date: November 15, 1810

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Lord Grenville, Prime Minister and leader of the Broad Bottoms faction, meets Sarah Baartman, the “Hottentot Venus”: on account of their similar body-mass, a dynastic marriage is considered. Coloured etching attributed to W. Heath, 1810. Wellcome CollectionPublic Domain Mark

Location(s): London, England

 

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