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TitleIconismus XV. Ponatur č regione; Fig. XXI. Infantes duo iuxta nates conglutinati
Mediummetal engraving
BookP. Gasparis Schotti. Physica Curiosa, Sive Mirabilia Naturę et Artis Libris. Herbapoli (Wurzburg) : J. A. Endeteri & Wolfgangi, 1667. Page 610, Plate 15.
NotesThese infant siamese twins, attached at the buttocks and genital region, would have been considered a wonder of nature, a prodigious event calling for interpretation in the context of the religious supernatural.
ThemeFreaks Monsters and Prodigies
Subjectsprodigy, freaks, marvelous
 
 
 
 


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