Wang the human unicorn, a man born with a horn

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.

Circus sideshow freak Grady Stiles, also known as Lobster Boy. He was murdered by his son  and his Mother. Grady was an angry and abusive man.

Freak Show: Most Famous Circus Sideshow Performers

Circus sideshow freak Grady Stiles, also known as Lobster Boy. He was murdered by his son and his Mother. Grady was an angry and abusive man.

The world’s largest family of ten suffering with the rare condition of albinism. Roseturai Pullan, his wife Mani, and their six children, grandson and son in law were all born with the genetic skin condition.

Homes have been evacuated in coastal areas as Britain braces for dangerous flooding as severe winds sweep in from the Atlantic.  The Environment Agency has issued 21 of its most serious flood warnings advising of flooding and a risk to life across Wales and England.

UK weather in pictures: Britain hit by high tides, floods and strong winds

Telegraph photographer Paul Grover captures the moment a huge wave crashes into the sea wall at Ilfracombe, North Devon

Utrechtse Krop (Utrecht Goitre) shows unique medical historical photographs alongside work by Dutch photographer and artist Paul Kooiker (winner of the 1996 Prix de Rome for photography).

Carnivals, Carnavals

The National Police Gazette was America's first popular men's magazine. See wood-engarved illustrations and the types of stories featured.

Architecture As A Subversive Act: Slums, Walled Cities, And The Torre David - Architizer

Freak Show

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Fairground carousel at night This image comes from a collection of glass slides of fairground scenes found in the stores at Discovery Museum, Newcastle upon Tyne.

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