Disturbing medical portrayals reveal the extreme symptoms that patients suffered during the 19th century in one of the oldest hospitals in the Netherlands, including a woman who grew up as a "horn"
- The portraits, taken in the 1890s, were captured as medical records of patients at the University Hospital of Utrecht
- The photographs give an idea of the first days of medical photography when there were no clear clinical standards
- Patients include an elderly woman with a cutaneous horn, a keratinous growth of the skin on the back of the head
Faith Ridler For Mailonline