This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Conjoined twin skeletons, 18th century

Conjoined twin skeletons, 18th century

C011/2277

Rights Managed

This image is not available for purchase in your country.

Please contact your Account Manager if you have any query.

Credit

MIDDLE TEMPLE LIBRARY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY MIDDLE TEMPLE LIBRARY / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption

Conjoined twin skeletons. Domremy-la-Pucelle, Lorraine, France, on 24 December 1722. The account given by Fevry, one of the surgeons of the Duke of Lorraine, named the 44-year-old mother as Sebastiana Camus. The twins died at two months. For them in life, see C011/2271. This page is from volume 7 of the 1734 edition of 'The Philosophical Transactions', an abridged collection of papers from the Royal Society. The original paper describing the birth was published in 1723 in volume 32 of 'Philosophical Transactions'.

Release details

Model release not required. Property release not required.

 {{ i.shot_duration ? i.shot_duration + ' ' : '' }}{{ i.shot_uhd ? '4K ' : i.hires ? 'HD ' : '' }}{{ i.spl_number }} R{{ i.license }}

  • Add to board
  • Similar {{ mediaType(i) }}