Art Hx: Visual and Medical Legacies of British Colonialism

A printed handbill advertising the display of a Black baby boy who has vitiligo.

Title: Wonderful spotted boy: seventeen months old, from the Caribee Islands, in the West Indies : to be seen at no.42, Piccadilly, opposite St. James’ Churc…

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Date: 1810?

Source: Wellcome Collection

Copyright/Permissions: Wonderful spotted boy, Seventeen Months Old, From the Caribbee Islands, in the West Indies: to be seen at no.42, Piccadilly, opposite St. James’ Churc. Public Domain Mark

Location(s): West Indies; St. Vincent; London, England; 42 Piccadilly, London, England; 31 South Molton Street, London, England

 

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