Title: Chang and Eng the Siamese twins, eating and drinking to excess

Artist/Maker: William Heath

Date: 1829

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Chang and Eng the Siamese twins, eating and drinking to excess. Coloured etching by W. Heath, 1829. Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Location(s): 26 Haymarket, London, England

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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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