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Conjoined Twin Skeleton

Conjoined Twin Skeleton

Conjoined twins.

Conjoined twins.

Mr. & Mrs. Battersby - weighing 69 & 700 lbs (34.5 & 350kg) - Fat Lady and Skeleton Man from the 1860s

Mr. & Mrs. Battersby - weighing 69 & 700 lbs (34.5 & 350kg) - Fat Lady and Skeleton Man from the 1860s

In the 1860s, a photographer named Charles Eisenmann photographed thousands of circus freaks.

In the 1860s, a photographer named Charles Eisenmann photographed thousands of circus freaks.

The Jaramillo sisters Natalia (b. 1889) and Aurora (b. 1896) were from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Exactly how they got into show business is unknown but it is this author's studied opinion that everything was done legally and with their parents full approval. The first manager / owner of the Aztec children show was a fella named Jack Brown who began exhibiting the "twins" in 1902.

The Jaramillo sisters Natalia (b. 1889) and Aurora (b. 1896) were from Albuquerque, New Mexico. Exactly how they got into show business is unknown but it is this author's studied opinion that everything was done legally and with their parents full approval. The first manager / owner of the Aztec children show was a fella named Jack Brown who began exhibiting the "twins" in 1902.

Millie and Christine McCoy, conjoined Negro twins, 1880 circus sideshow

Millie and Christine McCoy, conjoined Negro twins, 1880 circus sideshow

The Murder of Lobster Boy Grady Stiles Famous Sideshow Freak Show

The Murder of Lobster Boy Grady Stiles Famous Sideshow Freak Show

Braces for a child with spinal Cerebral Palsy, from August Schreiber’s General and Special Orthopedic Surgery, with the inclusion of orthopedic operations, 1888

Braces for a child with spinal Cerebral Palsy, from August Schreiber’s General and Special Orthopedic Surgery, with the inclusion of orthopedic operations, 1888

She actually made a good living this way, at one point taking home 200 dollars a week, or the equivalent of 5,000 dollars a week in today's money, and was able to retire from the sideshow business in 1886, which we're thinking is a happier ending than what other sideshow attractions got back in those days.

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She actually made a good living this way, at one point taking home 200 dollars a week, or the equivalent of 5,000 dollars a week in today's money, and was able to retire from the sideshow business in 1886, which we're thinking is a happier ending than what other sideshow attractions got back in those days.

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