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    1890s CIRCUS Gabrielle LIVING HALF LADY FREAK CIRCUS Freakshow Sideshow PERFORMER WOMAN

    Madame Delait, bearded lady..Hmm,looks amazingly like Spencer from big brother! Rotflmao

    The Bearded Lady ~K~ I not a big believer in the whole "breaded lady" genre. I am a little suspicious. If you look at 'her' from the nose up 'she' has very masculine features. How easy would it have been for a man to be billed as a "Bearded Lady"

    Born in Basle, Switzerland, in 1884, Gabrielle Fuller first joined the circus at the Paris Exposition in 1900. She travelled with the Ringling Brothers Circus and appeared at Coney Island’s Dreamland sideshow. She was married at least twice, once to a man named John de Fuller. She had a perfectly formed upper body which ended smoothly just below the waist.

    The Living Skeleton with PT Barnum Carte de visite. On the back of this photo is handwritten: "I.W. Sprague Age 29 years Height 5ft 5 1/2 inch Weight 46 lbs"

    1890s CIRCUS Gabrielle LIVING HALF LADY FREAK CIRCUS Freakshow Sideshow PERFORMER WOMAN

    Madame Delait: Clémentine Clattaux was raised in Thaon-les-Vosges in Lorraine. She shaved regularly and was married to Joseph Delait, a café owner, until she saw a bearded lady at a fair in Nancy. She bet with her husband’s customers that she do better, and she won the wager. Her husband renamed the café to Café de la femme á barbe, She was also a keen cyhttp:/...

    The Circus, 1870-1950 by TASCHEN by kReEsTaL, via Flickr (I don't know what to feel about this, the way she gets the attention, is it good or bad? Either way the history of it is fun)

    heracliteanfire: The Circus, 1870-1950 by TASCHEN (by Marie Guillaumet)