The haunting medical portraits reveal the extreme symptoms experienced by patients in the nineteenth century in one of the oldest hospitals in Holland, including a woman who developed a "horn"

  • Portraits, taken in the 1890s, were seized as medical records of patients at the Utrecht University Hospital.
  • The photographs give an insight into the beginnings of medical photography when there were no clear clinical standards
  • Patients include an elderly woman with a cutaneous horn – a growth of keratinous skin at the back of the head

Faith Ridler For Mailonline

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