Julia Pastrana


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A Mexican Indian (1834-1860) woman, who suffered generalised hypertrichosis, a large nose and ears, and gingival hyperplasia.
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Julia Pastrana es una mujer que vivio en el siglo XIX y fue tratada como un monstruo, mostrandola en los circos como la "mujer mono".
It is 1854, and Mexican singer Julia Pastrana is making her way to New Orleans to seek her fortune.
La belleza, la obra sobre Julia Pastrana, escrita y dirigida por David Olguin, estara presentandose, jueves y viernes, hasta el 13 de diciembre en El Milagro.
Julia Pastrana (1824-1860) queda huerfana porque su madre indigena--de facciones finas, morena, y que siempre vestia de pantalones y blusas de mangas largas, sin importar el clima, ya que asi cubria el exceso de vello en las piernas y brazos, enamorada de un primo, al que llevaba siempre de comer al yacimiento de antimonio, donde trabajaba, y que a traves del tiempo, de aquellas visitas, que se convertian en horas, termino embarazada--al ver a la recien nacida llena de pelos en todo el cuerpo, desde la cabeza hasta los pies, toma la decision de quitarse la vida por creer que la nina--creyendo producto de un amor prohibido--habia nacido mono.
With her hairy face and body, Julia Pastrana became known as "ape woman" after she was taken to the US by showman Theodore Lent in 1854 when she was 20.
At a church ceremony in the small town of Sinaloa de Leyva, residents turned out to pay their final respects to Julia Pastrana, a woman whose body was completely covered in thick hair.
Julia Pastrana, an Indigenous Mexican woman who toured the United States and Europe during the Victorian-era as a freak called the "ape woman" due to a rare congenital condition and deformities that gave her an "ape" or "bear"-like appearance, was finally transported to her native country and given a proper burial 153 years after her death.
Born in Mexico in 1834, Julia Pastrana suffered from hypertrichosis and gingival hyperplasia, diseases that gave her copious facial hair and a thick-set jaw.
30 Naas Julia Pastrana was a Mexican woman born in 1834 with hypertrichosis, a condition that left her face and body covered with straight black hair.
I play a 110-year-old bearded lady based on a famous real-life bearded lady called Julia Pastrana (a Mexican-born woman who toured as part of a circus act in the 19th century until her death during childbirth, aged 25).
The True Story of The Tragic Life And Triumphant Death of Julia Pastrana The Ugliest Woman In The World.
The True History of the Tragic Life and Triumphat Death of Julia Pastrana, The Ugliest Woman in the World goes on stage at the Rose Theatre, at Edge Hill College, Ormskirk, on 17 October.