The Monstrous Craws (ca. 1787)

This incredible English handbill from about 1787 advertises these three strange creatures, of small stature, supposedly from South America, who had large goiters hanging from their chins. Ricky Jay collected material on them and had a similar handbill to this one in his collection. "By PERMISSION the Right Honorable the LORD MAYOR, To the Nobility, Gentry, and the Curious for inspecting most Extraordinary Human Beings, of the wild Species born. To be Seen at No.

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