Madeleine Gonzalez, the daughter of the ‘Hair Man’, c. 1580

Madeleine Gonzalez, the daughter of the ‘Hair Man’, c. 1580

The family of ‘hair people’ – the portraits of the father and brother are also held in the collection, as is that of the mother, albeit without any signs of this genetic condition – caused a sensation and was studied with great interest.

 

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