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- Object: Historia Ænigmatica, de gemellis Genoæ connatis
A broadside on the asymetrical conjoined twins Lazzaro and Giovanni Battista Colloredo who were in London in 1637; with an engraving showing a young man dressed in elegant clothes, his waistcoat open and cloak pulled aside, revealing the body and limbs of a parasite twin attached to his abdomen; with engraved Latin and English inscription, and with Latin letterpress title and verses in two columns. (London, Milbourne; ).
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Height: 175 millimetres (engraving)
Height: 344 millimetres (printed area)
Width: 132 millimetres (engraving)
Width: 228 millimetres (printed area)
- Curator's comments
- The Latin verses are of anti-Catholic content.
Hollar made an etching of the twins when they were in Cologne in 1635, see 1856,0607.50 (Pennington 1777).
See Holländer 1921, pp.103-6; STC 11728.6 (impression in Harvard).
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