Tag Archives: 19th century

Henry Wilson and James Caulfield

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Illustrations from  ‘The Book of Wonderful Characters: Memoirs and Anecdotes of Remarkable and Eccentric Persons in all Ages and Countries, Chiefly from the Text of Henry Wilson and James Caulfield’ (1869)

Francis Trovillou, The Horned Man

Joseph Clark, The famous Posture Master

Barbara Urslerin, The Hairy faced Woman

Pierre Puvis de Chavannes


Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, ‘The Balloon’ (1870) and ‘The Pigeon’ (1871)

Oil on canvas

John Everett Millais

John Everett Millais, ‘Twins (Grace and Kate Hoare)’ (1876)