Spreading fear and mayhem in the visual arts.


Posted in Curiosa & Forteana by Suzanne G. on July 31st, 2004 | BBC Wikipedia

© Nineteenth Century Images of Albinism
(click on thumbnails for detailed view)

From top to bottom, left to right:
Miss Millie La Mar - Mind Reader, un-identified albino girl, albino man, un-identified albino boy, Rudolph Lucasie and family

\Leu*cop"a*thy\ (l[-u]*k[o^]p"[.a]*th[y^]), n.
[Leuco- + Gr. pa`schein, paqei^n to suffer.]
[syn: albinism]

The state of an albino, or of a white child of black parents.

(Thanks to Marcel Safier and BoingBoing)

→ UPDATE, 08-02-2004
Albino elephant may boost conservation efforts
(via news@nature.com)

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