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These 20 Vintage Sideshow Photos Are So Odd. #15 Has To Be Fake. How Is That…

These 20 Vintage Sideshow Photos Are So Odd. #15 Has To Be Fake. How Is That…

ca. 1853, [daguerreotype portrait of Josephine Clofullia, P.T. Barnum’s “The Bearded Lady of Geneva”], Thomas M. Easterly

ca. 1853, [daguerreotype portrait of Josephine Clofullia, P.T. Barnum’s “The Bearded Lady of Geneva”], Thomas M. Easterly

Stanley Berent - better known to the world as Sealo, the Seal Boy - was a performer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Stanley Berent - better known to the world as Sealo, the Seal Boy - was a performer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Ann E. Leak  "She believed that she was born armless because her father, an alcoholic, came home from the pub with his coat thrown over his shoulders without his arms in the sleeves, and that her mother saw this image while pregnant with Ann. Popular souvenirs from her appearances were personally foot-written messages on the backs of cabinet photos, along with her autograph. These included clever couplets such as "So you perceive it's really true, when hands are lacking, toes will do"

Ann E. Leak "She believed that she was born armless because her father, an alcoholic, came home from the pub with his coat thrown over his shoulders without his arms in the sleeves, and that her mother saw this image while pregnant with Ann. Popular souvenirs from her appearances were personally foot-written messages on the backs of cabinet photos, along with her autograph. These included clever couplets such as "So you perceive it's really true, when hands are lacking, toes will do"

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