17 Mystifying, Vintage Pictures Of Circus Performers.

1. The twins: Pip and Flip.

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2. Meet Lucia Zarate, the smallest person to have ever lived. Seen here at age 18, she only weighs around 4 pounds.

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3. The Legless Acrobat, pictured with his family.

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4. These sideshow boxers are quite the pair.

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5. A performer with deformities of the hands and feet.

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6. Myrtle Corbin, aka “The Four-Legged Woman”.

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7. John Jennings, a world-renowned strongman who was also known as “The Modern Samson”.

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8. There’s something strangely unsettling about Koo Koo, The Bird Girl.

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9. A performer with massively enlarged feet, and a performer born without any arms.

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10. Unzie the Albino.

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11. What sideshow is complete without a bearded lady? This is Annie Jones, one of the most famous bearded ladies of all time.

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12. Ella Harper, better known as the “Camel Girl”.

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13. The Elastic-Skin Man. Oh, my eyes.

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14. A man with two heads. It’s rare for each head to be so distinct from the other.

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15. Alice E. Doherty suffered from a birth defect causing uncontrollable hair growth. She was more commonly known as “The Minnesota Woolly Baby”.

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16. Isaac W. Sprague, better known as “The Living Skeleton”. No surprise why.

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17. Artoria Gibbons, the tattooed woman. She may not be such an oddity in this day and age.

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