pig-faced lady

Pig-faced Lady Pictures

By |2015-10-09T10:25:48-04:00October 14th, 2015|Categories: Pictures|Tags: , |

As promised, here are the pictures of the pig-faced lady. These first two are prints from the 1600s. They are very accurate. Ouch, indeed. These later ones were from the craze in the 1800s This first one is one of the articles mentioned in the show The engraving of the Manchester Square pig-faced lady Want color? [...]

12-Pig-faced Women: Citation Needed

By |2021-02-10T09:15:57-05:00October 14th, 2015|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

For over 200 years in western Europe, there was a pervasive belief among large portions of the population that the upper classes in society were hiding something - women horribly cursed with the heads of pigs . Not an insult or a metaphor, no, these were women who were thought literally to be pigs from the [...]

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