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Two Broadsides on Pig-Faced Ladies | Two Iterations of the Famed Swinish Lady of European Lore

Two Broadsides on Pig-Faced Ladies | Two Iterations of the Famed Swinish Lady of European Lore

Two Broadsides on Pig-Faced Ladies | Two Iterations of the Famed Swinish Lady of European Lore

Two Broadsides on Pig-Faced Ladies

The Pig-Faced Lady, of Manchester Square. Drawn by an attendant. [Dublin?]: McCleary, [circa 1815] — A True Description of the Young Lady Born with a Pig's Face, Now Living in London. [London]: G. Smeeton, [ca. 1815] 


Together two broadsides, various sizes (largest 410 x 307 mm). Both with handcolored engravings of the pig-faced lady; assorted closed tears and repairs, some soiling, one corner supplied, one broadside laid down. 


Two iterations of the famed swinish lady of European lore 


REFERENCE:

Exemplars, p. 116 (part)

Condition as described in catalogue entry.


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