Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

28/6/2012

Dog-faced boy, four-legged Myrtle and the man with elastic skin: Bizarre photographs show why 19th-century audiences were captivated by carnival freaks

Freaky but fascinating these vintage photographs reveal circus sideshow acts in all their glory. Photographer Charles Eisenmann followed performers in the mid-1800s in New York City and offered to shoot their portraits so they could tout for business. for more click here

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