John Merrick

Collection by Deborah Wilson

Deborah Wilson
A photograph of Joseph Merrick, known as the "Elephant Man". This photograph of Joseph Merrick, known as the "Elephant Man,” was published in the British Medical Journal with the announcement of Merrick's death in Joseph Merrick, John Merrick, Elephant Man, Tv Movie, Movies, Human Oddities, Victorian Life, Fable, Vintage Circus

Joseph Carey Merrick (1862 – 1890), sometimes incorrectly referred to as John Merrick, was an English man with severe deformities who was exhibited as a human curiosity named the Elephant Man. This photograph was taken in 1888.

Postmortem cast of the head and neck of Joseph (often incorrectly called John) Merrick. John Merrick, Joseph Merrick, Human Oddities, Unusual Facts, Momento Mori, Danse Macabre, People Of Interest, Arte Horror, Vintage Circus


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From his discovery in a Victorian Freak show, The Elephant Man Joseph Merrick sparked curiosity and brought freaks into the forefront of enlightened scientific study. Joseph Merrick, John Merrick, Elephant Man, Tv Movie, Human Oddities, The Blues Brothers, Zombies, David Lynch, Medical History

Joseph Merrick aka 'The Elephant Man' - had a terrifying appearance - accompanied by an utterly fascinating life.

Joseph Merrick, the "Elephant Man", was one of the most shockingly disfigured people in history. Above: Joseph Merrick's skeleton at the Royal London Hospital. Joseph Merrick, John Merrick, Merrick And Day, Famous Elephants, Elephant Man, Human Oddities, Vintage Medical, Man Images, Beautiful Mind

The Elephant Man Image Gallery

Joseph Merrick, the "Elephant Man," was the most shockingly disfigured person in history. Parts of his body were grossly enlarged. Check out these images of the Elephant man.

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John Merrick - The Elephant Man

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