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Actual recovered photo of P. Barnum’s “The Real Mermaid” before the evidence was destroyed by a fire that took place before the public appearance. This is the only known photo to exist. This is the mermaid in the tank. Paranormal, Ufo, Pt Barnum, Arte Obscura, Unexplained Mysteries, Phantom, Real Mermaids, Ancient Aliens, Weird And Wonderful

Actual recovered photo of P.T. Barnum's "The Real Mermaid" before the evidence was destroyed by a fire that took place before the public appearance. This is the only known photo to exist. This is the mermaid in the tank.

In Anna Bates (a giantess at gave birth to the longest and heaviest baby that Guinness has on record. The baby, born in Seville, Ohio, weighed in at 23 pounds, 12 ounces and measured Giant People, Tall People, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Vintage Prints, Nephilim Giants, Human Oddities, Vintage Circus

In 1879, Anna Bates (a giantess at 7' 5½") gave birth to the longest and heaviest baby that Guinness has on record. The baby, born in Seville, Ohio, weighed in at 23 pounds, 12 ounces and measured 30 inches long. Sadly, the baby boy passed away just 11 hours after being born.

vintage everyday: 39 Astonishing Vintage Portrait Photos of Tattooed Ladies From the Late and Early Centuries Et Tattoo, Tattoo You, Photo Vintage, Vintage Photos, Vintage Portrait, Victorian Portraits, Badass Pictures, History Tattoos, Tattoo People

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Circus World: Czech showman Baron Richard Nowak, stands 21 inches high & weighs 17 lbs., blowing on a trumpet as he nestles inside tuba player of the Hamid-Morton Circus. Cirque Vintage, Vintage Circus, Vintage Ads, Strange Music, Art Du Cirque, Performance Marketing, Human Oddities, Strange Photos, The Greatest Showman

21 Unbelievably Haunting Vintage Photos From The Circus

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Amazing and funny old photos of circus performers from See more photos on vintage everyday Circus Vintage, Old Circus, Circus Acts, Night Circus, Dark Circus, Vintage Circus Performers, Circus Train, Fotografia Social, Knife Throwing

antique cabinet photo from victorian age Gustavo Arcaris and Kate ...Knife Throwing in their circus act...Please dont try this at Home

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Handy Bandy and his wife Nadia Nadyr were Egyptian born magicians who won fame by touring Europe. Vintage Advertisements, Vintage Ads, Vintage Posters, Vintage Photos, Circus Poster, Circus Art, King Tut Tomb, Egypt Museum, Magic Illusions

Handy-Bandy (c.1899-1933) presented an Egyptian style magic act, with his American wife who performed as "Nadia-Nadyr", throughout Europe in the 1920s. Starting out performing a Japanese act in variety theaters around Berlin, he was inspired by Okito's Oriental magic. After a great deal of criticism from those who had seen both performers, Makarius took on the character of a Egyptian.

Sonora and Her Diving Horse. Calgary Stampede this girl was amazing her story is the movie "Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken" totally love the movie its a true story of a girl diving horses Pretty Horses, Horse Love, Beautiful Horses, Horse Diving, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Into The West, Wild Hearts, Black And White Photography

Sonora and Her Diving Horse

Image No: NB-16-417 Title: Sonora Carver with the west's first diving horse, trained in the United States and shown at the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede. Date: [ca. 1925-1930] Photographer/Illustrator: Oliver, W.J., Calgary, Alberta Remarks: The horse dived about 50 feet into a tank of water about 10 feet deep and Miss Carver stayed on the horse during all of the jump. She lost her eyesight in 1931 when her horse landed badly, but by 1932 was again diving horses. She retired in 1942 and…

 Barnes Circus in the early Cowboy giant with elephants "Sedro" and "Culver" Giant People, Big People, Tall People, Nephilim Giants, Giant Skeleton, Genesis 6, Human Oddities, Circus Performers

Buckles Blog

Welcome to Buckles Blog. This site is for the discussion of Circus History all over the world.

Admiral Dot (Eldorado Elf), the stage name of Leopold Kahn who worked in the sidehow tent of P. Barnum's traveling museum ca. He weighed lbs, married and settled down in White Plains, New York. Circus Acts, Circus Circus, Vintage Circus Performers, Human Oddities, Water For Elephants, The Greatest Showman, Special People, Medical Conditions, Burlesque

Admiral Dot, the Eldorado Elf, stage name of Leopold Kahn, who, beginning in the 1870s, worked in the sidehow tent in P.T. Barnum's traveling museum. He weighed around 19 pounds. He later married and settled in White Plains, New York.