Freaks, Human Oddities, Freak Shows and Side Shows: Part I - Famous Freaks
A look at some of the famous human oddities of the Golden Age of Freak Shows; part one of a three part series examining the phenomen of exhibiting human oddities from 1830-today.
The Bearded Lady - Halloween Costume Contest at Costume-Works.com
Amanda: I have always been fascinated by human oddities. After watching season 4 of American Horror Story's circus season, I was set on being a 1920's freak! I wanted to be...
CPM - Femme a Barbe - Portrait of Annie Jones Eliot (1890) " | En vente sur Delcampe"
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Madame Clofullia, The Bearded Lady - PROJECT B - Vintage Photography, Photo-Based Art & Curated Projects by Barbara Levine
Born with a rare genetic mutation, little Josephine Boisdechêne, by the age of eight, already sported a beard two inches long. By the time she was fourteen, her Swiss father was accompanying her on European tours, where her fame grew…as did her beard. Officially measured at six inches, her facial endowment (and notoriety) had attracted the affections of Parisian painter Fortune Clofullia; after they married and produced an unusually hirsute little son, the family moved to America, where…