Nineteenth-Century Disability:  Cultures & Contexts

1902 to 1914

Items in the 1902 to 1914 Collection

The Food of the Gods and How it Came to Earth

Many weeks after, amidst the charred ruins of the Experimental Farm, there was found something which may or may not have been a human shoulder-blade and in another part of the ruins a long bone greatly gnawed and equally doubtful. Near the stile…

Millie and Christine McKoy

There are giants and giants, dwarfs and dwarfs, fat men and women, living skeletons of both sexes, hirsute monsters and baldheads by the century; there are marvels of nature, science and art, of all which the world knows; but there can only be one…