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