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This unusual young woman is identified as Lucy Elvira Jones by Daniel Mannix, who claims she was born in 1881 and exhibited at the Texas State Fair in Both she and Ella Harper have elsewhere been identified as “Miss (or Mrs.

The Minnesota Woolly Girl; Alice Elizabeth Doherty is born with hypertrichosis.

weirdvintage: “Alice E. Doherty was born in 1887 with a rare genetic mutation called “hypertrichosis”, or “werewolf syndrome”, which causes excessive body hair. She was billed as “The Minnesota Woolly Baby”. At birth, she was covered all over in.

Maxine Mina, from the Philippines, born with two extra legs. --- holy shit.

Freak shows were very popular in the past. And an actor with a rare physical anomaly could make a circus owner rich. Here are the most famous circus freaks of the past. Freak shows were ve

Bearded Lady- Annie Jones 1890 wondering if really lady or not just man with long hair and thought anyway?

Antoine Hugo holding up Adriens, a well-known circus performer, and his sister Marguerite.

Antoine Hugo holding up Adriens, a well-known circus performer, and his sister Marguerite. Looks a little like Hugh Laurie.

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Ella Harper, The Camel Girl Ella was born with an unusual orthopedic condition which caused her knees to bend backward. Her fate is unknown, but it is believed that she married later in life and died in

Photo of Edith La Sylphe an American ballet and Follies Bergere dancer in the 1900s – 1920s.

Edith La Sylphe ~ invented the “Sylphide”corset, making the very unhealthy 'snake silhouette' popular. Screw that, if she would've done squats she wouldn't need the corset :)

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