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20 Unforgettable Vintage Photos of Real Circus Freaks & Sideshow Acts

These photos of real circus freaks is a look into a lost world, a part of American culture that still continues to ignite our curiosity.

Kidnapped for the circus !!!

The Muse brothers were born in Roanoke, Virginia during the end of the In the pair was kidnapped by bounty hunters working for an unknown sideshow promoter. They were seen as an extremely lucrative attraction, as they were black albinos.

The Rajah with a Second Face

the-two-germanys: The Rajah with a Second Face!Postcard, United States of America.

Susi, The Elephant Skin Girl

10 Most Curious Sideshow Performers of The Past

Sideshow Freaks: Susi the Elephant Skin Girl Charlotte Linda Vogel was born in Charlottenburg, Berlin, February the only person in her family with her peculiar skin condition.

A picture in Mike Parker's 'The World's Most Fantastic Freaks' which claims this photo is of Maria de Jesus, born in 1964, who lives in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.  I've tried to find information about her on the internet but have, so far, drawn a blank.

Photo accompanying a Magazine article from 1976 regarding Maria de Jesus, the "Brazilian Monkey Girl"

Sideshow curiosity "The French Hunchback" CDV c. 1880s

Sideshow curiosity "Tue French Hunchback" CDV c.

The three sisters of the Menger Hotel in Texas.

San Antonio: Three Dead Sisters Haunt Menger Hotel

Mia Mäkilä describes her art as “horror pop surrealism” or “dark lowbrow.” “I paint my demons. I paint nightmares. To get rid of them. I paint my fears. I paint my sorrow.

DORA GUTTERMAN. Aka, Madame Krao the Bearded Lady or the Monkey Girl.  (My mother, ARTORIA GIBBONS, one of the most famous Tattooed Ladies of all time worked with her.  They were good friends.)

Vintage Ephemera: Photograph, bearded lady from P.

His name is Valiant Thor; he looks human, but he has some key physiological differences. He is from Venus. One of the great tenants of the huge Extra Terrestrial/UFO lore that has blanketed conspiracy theories for over 80 years, and one which has enthralled certain fringe ‘believers’: the story of Valiant Thor. DR. FRANK E. STRANGES The story stems from a book by Dr. Frank E. Stranges, “Stranger at the Pentagon“, first published in 1967.     Dr. Stranges (not the Marvel one) was a Christian…

Valiant Thor – The Alien From Venus That Lived At Pentagon

Space Alien Worked for U.His name is Valiant Thor; he looks human, but he has some key physiological differences. He is from Venus.

Alice Bounder & her mother were born in Calcutta, India. They were exhibited together as Mama Bear and the Bear Cub. She began her sideshow career at Dreamland in 1880.

Alice Bounder, the Bear Woman. Her mother, with whom she is shown, was born in Calcutta, India. They were exhibited together as Mama Bear and the Bear Cub. She began her sideshow career at Dreamland in

Paul - Pauline LaPage

Paul - Pauline LaPage

Schaurig.

15 haarsträubende medizinische Erfindungen von anno dazumal.

People In History Preferred Death Than Treatment By These Surgical Instruments

1 It appears that this man was being probed with wires - probably as treatment or perhaps even to conduct research. Although nobody really knows what's happening in this photo, it's pretty obvious that whatever is going on is happening against the patient's will - which is no surprise given the time this photo was

A patient in the department of the doctor Lemoine at the Salpétrière hospital in Paris (France). adoc-photos/Corbis /* was it Lemoine twas the marijuana enthusiast? Freud liked coke.

I wonder whatever became of them.  I hope they had happy lives

ms-peculiar: “ Two victorian sideshow performers boxing - the fat man and the thin man.

Freak Show: Most Famous Circus Sideshow Performers

The freak show has a long and bizarre history. Here are some of the most famous circus sideshow performers to ever mesmerize audiences under the big top.

Wang the human unicorn, a man born with a horn
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