Prague "Mercy House" with Hydrocephalic Child

Rare subject on this CZECH card with hydrocephalic child, dwarf boy, and boy on crutches-- all supposedly 17 years old. Card was used to raise money-- i.e. by showing freaks and the handicapped. Really no different than so called Pity Cards sold by handicapped travelers in the United States. On front: Translation from Czech"VICENTINUM": "Three differently developed cripples, the same age of 17.

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