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Born in Peking in 1841, Chang Woo Gow grew to a height of 7'8. Billed as The Chinese Giant, he travelled the world, renowned for his intelligence and knowledge (he spoke six languages) as much as for his height. Chang Woo Gow finished his life the proprietor of a tea room and ‘Oriental Bazaar’ in Bournemouth, a resort on the south coast of England, where he was buried in 1893.

Born in Peking in 1841, Chang Woo Gow grew to a height of 7'8. Billed as The Chinese Giant, he travelled the world, renowned for his intelligence and knowledge (he spoke six languages) as much as for his height. Chang Woo Gow finished his life the proprietor of a tea room and ‘Oriental Bazaar’ in Bournemouth, a resort on the south coast of England, where he was buried in 1893.

Circus Freak Black Giant tall man Dakar Senegal original old 1910s postcard

Circus Freak Black Giant tall man Dakar Senegal original old postcard

An Unknown Giant of A Man This is an old postcard from my collection of a giant of a man showing off his unusual height in comparison to an average sized man. There is nothing to identify either of them...

An Unknown Giant of A Man This is an old postcard from my collection of a giant of a man showing off his unusual height in comparison to an average sized man. There is nothing to identify either of them.