|Paper, 'Account of a monster 'Gentoo' [sic] boy' by James Anderson and Thomas Reichel
|28 February 1788
|Description of conjoined twins from Andhra Pradesh, India. The term 'Gentoo' [sic] was used by Europeans to denote the Telugu-speaking people in the Andhra Pradesh region (then Madras presidency).
Contains two letters and two plates
Published in Philosophical Transactions, as 'An account of a monster of the human species, in two letters; one from Baron Reichel to Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. and the other from Mr. James Anderson to Baron Reichel'
Read 30 April 1789
|Ink on paper and two plates
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