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(Fiji Mermaid - Cryptozoology Museum, Portland) Exhibited @ Barnum Circus freak show in made up of a juvenile monkey, sewn onto the body of a fish, covered with paper mache. American Horror Story, Ufo, Cryptozoology Museum, Fotografia Retro, Creepy, Scary, Human Oddities, Mermaid Photos, Vintage Circus

Mummified mermaid - photo - all sizes

Mummified mermaid (The Fiji Mermaid / Feejee Mermaid) in the International Cryptozoology Museum, Portland. See also the mummified Yokai: Mummified mermaid - photo.

Grace McDaniels The Mule Faced Woman, cursed with progressive tumors on her face and lips, and her son Elmer Old Pictures, Bizarre Pictures, Human Oddities, Vintage Circus, Human Condition, Interesting History, American Horror, Macabre, Weird

Grace McDaniels (1888-1958) The Mule Faced Woman Cursed with progressive tumors on her face and lips McDaniels was billed as the Ugliest Woman in the World. Despite her appearance she was however a very generous and kind woman. After a night with an intoxicated show worker she had her son Elmer (also pictured)

Image detail for -Materies Morbi: Mütter Museum: Historic Medical Photographs Human Oddities, Horror Pictures, Gothic Horror, Vintage Photos, Stillborn, Strange Things, Strange People, Creepy Things, Creepy Stuff

10 Disturbing Medical Images from History - Listverse

WARNING: DISTURBING. I recently bought an amazing book about one of my favourite places on earth (though I have yet to visit there): The Mütter Museum. It

World Civ project by Christine Oser, Maria Hook, and Dino Mehic. This describes some of the experiments the Nazis performed to the prisoners at concentration camps during the Holocaust. Music credited to: Prelude - AFI Outro - Attack! Anne Frank, Conjoined Twins, Human Oddities, Medical History, History Photos, Interesting History, Special People, World War Two, The Past

Oh really?

Everybody always asks "is that possible?" Oh yes. And conjoined twins are not always identical ... [excerpt:] Conjoined twins are categorized using the suffix "-pagus" from the Greek word for "fixed". Early teratologists such as Ambroise Pare and Geoffrey St. Hillaire were among the first to identify the various types of conjoined twins. Many twins do not fit perfectly into any of these classifications, and the terms are often combined. Thoracopagus (left). Joined at the upper chest, from…

AHS American Horror Story: Freak Show Season Jessica Lange as Elsa Mars. Angela Bassett Husband, Michael Chiklis, American Horror Story Freak, Mejores Series Tv, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Anthology Series, Horror Show, Penny Dreadful, Halloween Makeup

'American Horror Story: Freak Show' Finally Gets An Air Date

American Horror Story: Freak Show has finally received its official air date! No official videos or photos have been released.

This is the second part of the separation of church & sexuality; “Hermaphrodite (Pitch Card), Unknown Photographer, early From « Eric Reber’s Professional Progression. Antique Photos, Old Photos, Sideshow Freaks, Human Oddities, Freaks And Geeks, Foto Real, Vintage Circus, Vintage Photography, Just In Case

winged and finned

“Hermaphrodite (Pitch Card), Unknown Photographer, early 1900s.” From 09d-091-008 « Eric Reber’s Professional Progression.

This image, from a collection at Philadelphia's Mutter Museum, shows a young girl with amelia, a condition marked by undeveloped limbs. God, and naked at that. Medical Facts, Medical Humor, Philadelphia, Human Oddities, Crime, Foto Real, Medical History, Vintage Circus, Human Condition

Human and animal freaks of nature

Snakes with two heads and cats with two faces may seem like morbid entertainment, but they have a lot to teach us about development and evolution. Read more: " Review: Freaks of Nature by Mark S. Blumberg ". All images were taken from Freaks of Nature

Racism is deeply embedded in our culture. Slavery of African people, ethnic cleansing of Native Americans and colonialist imperialism are seeds that intertwine to create racism that still has impa. Film V, Human Zoo, Pin Up, Le Zoo, Black History Facts, Women's History, Slavery History, Strange History, History Photos

Sarah "Saartjie" Baartman: The Real Life of the Hottentot Venus

From Salon Magazine on 9 January 2007, "Venus abused: In the early 1800s, Westerners leered at Saartjie Bartmaan's curvy body and exotic skin. But do we gawk any less today?" by Marisa Meltzer: The life story of Saartjie Baartman, the African slave who was displayed in Europe in the early 19th century, contains so many layers of oppression to sort through that author Rachel Holmes begins by trying to untangle her name. In “African Queen: the Real Life of the Hottentot Venus,” Holmes concedes…