"Edward Mordrake was a century English nobleman who had an extra face on the back of his head. According to the story, the extra face could neither eat nor speak, but it could laugh and cry. Edward begged doctors to have his ‘devil twin’ removed, beca
Polaire, Algerian-born French singer and actress, celebrated for her astonishing 14 inch waist . Considerable excitement attached to minute waists and prostitutes kept their corsets on if a client requested this.
Tattooed lady and a zebra. I did a sociology report on the history and stigma of tattooed women in America; tattooed women in American society used to only be in freak shows.yes, considered FREAKS for being tattoos!
sisterwolf: Knife thrower’s assistant Lately I’ve been working again on my story about the circus fortune teller and her ghost knife-throwing sister and this is so perfect for helping me visualize things. (Almost words into this novel, holy cow!
October 1874 – December also known as The Snake Man, The Living Torso, The Human Caterpillar and a variety of other names, was a Guyanese performer with tetra-amelia syndrome and a famous limbless sideshow performer of the early
Myrtle Corbin, the Four-Legged Woman Myrtle's extra legs belonged to her dipygus twin sister. Myrtle worked for P. Barnum and Ringling Bros and often dressed her extra feet in shoes and stockings. Myrtle later married a doctor and had five children.