"Prince" Randian (1871-1934)  Born in British Guyana, Randian was discovered by P.T. Barnum in  1889, and he toured American sideshows in the 1930s as the Living Torso,  “the human caterpillar. "  In reality Randian could shave, write, paint, and roll cigarettes  unaided. He spoke English, German, French, and Hindi. He married and fathered four children and ultimately lived to age 63, touring American carnivals and museums for 45 years.

"Prince" Randian (1871-1934) Born in British Guyana, Randian was discovered by P.T. Barnum in 1889, and he toured American sideshows in the 1930s as the Living Torso, “the human caterpillar. " In reality Randian could shave, write, paint, and roll cigarettes unaided. He spoke English, German, French, and Hindi. He married and fathered four children and ultimately lived to age 63, touring American carnivals and museums for 45 years.

Olga Baclanova, Daisy Earles, Harry Earles, Johnny Eck, Wallace Ford, Delmo Fritz, Daisy Hilton, Violet Hilton, Leila Hyams, Josephine Joseph, Peter Robinson, Angelo Rossitto, Schlitze, Elvira Snow, Jenny Lee Snow, Henry Victor, and Prince Randian in Freaks (1932)

Olga Baclanova, Daisy Earles, Harry Earles, Johnny Eck, Wallace Ford, Delmo Fritz, Daisy Hilton, Violet Hilton, Leila Hyams, Josephine Joseph, Peter Robinson, Angelo Rossitto, Schlitze, Elvira Snow, Jenny Lee Snow, Henry Victor, and Prince Randian in Freaks (1932)

Prince Randian (1871-1934) Born in British Guyana, Randian was discovered by P.T. Barnum in 1889, and he toured American sideshows in the 1930s as the Living Torso, “the human caterpillar who crawls on his belly like a reptile.” In reality Randian could shave, write, paint, and roll cigarettes unaided. He spoke English, German, French, and Hindi and was reportedly a skilled carpenter, joking that he would someday build his own house. He married and fathered four children and lived to age 63

Prince Randian (1871-1934) Born in British Guyana, Randian was discovered by P.T. Barnum in 1889, and he toured American sideshows in the 1930s as the Living Torso, “the human caterpillar who crawls on his belly like a reptile.” In reality Randian could shave, write, paint, and roll cigarettes unaided. He spoke English, German, French, and Hindi and was reportedly a skilled carpenter, joking that he would someday build his own house. He married and fathered four children and lived to age 63

Prince Randian- also known as The Snake Man, The Living Torso, The Human Caterpillar and a variety of other names was an American performer with tetra-amelia syndrome and a famous limbless sideshow performer of the early 1900s, best known for his ability to roll cigarettes with his lips.

Prince Randian- also known as The Snake Man, The Living Torso, The Human Caterpillar and a variety of other names was an American performer with tetra-amelia syndrome and a famous limbless sideshow performer of the early 1900s, best known for his ability to roll cigarettes with his lips.

Wonders: Eddie Masher was known as skeleton dude for his appearance and Prince Randian (right) who was born without arms or legs but was incredibly self-sufficient and able to shave, paint, write and even roll cigarettes

Dog-faced boy, four-legged Myrtle and the man with elastic skin: Bizarre photographs show why 19th-century audiences were captivated by carnival freaks

Wonders: Eddie Masher was known as skeleton dude for his appearance and Prince Randian (right) who was born without arms or legs but was incredibly self-sufficient and able to shave, paint, write and even roll cigarettes

10 Human Freaks of Nature - Listverse

10 Human Freaks of Nature - Listverse

Eddys – Prince Randian – Canada (1930)

Eddys – Prince Randian – Canada (1930)

Prince Randian

Prince Randian

El verdadero nombre de Prince Randian se perdió en los espectáculos ambulantes de  fenómenos de feria y solo nos queda el nombre artístico de este hombre nacido en 1871 en Demarara, en la Guayana B…

El verdadero nombre de Prince Randian se perdió en los espectáculos ambulantes de fenómenos de feria y solo nos queda el nombre artístico de este hombre nacido en 1871 en Demarara, en la Guayana B…

Prince Randian http://i.imgur.com/grxUiJD.jpg Prince Randian was born without any limbs in British Guiana in 1871. He wore a tight-fitting costume that made him look like a caterpillar and could roll a cigarette with his lips.

Prince Randian http://i.imgur.com/grxUiJD.jpg Prince Randian was born without any limbs in British Guiana in 1871. He wore a tight-fitting costume that made him look like a caterpillar and could roll a cigarette with his lips.

Freaks Prince Randian 1932

Freaks Prince Randian 1932

Imagens revelam grandes atrações de circos de horrores do século XIX - Fernando Moreira: O Globo

Imagens revelam grandes atrações de circos de horrores do século XIX - Fernando Moreira: O Globo

20. The Human Caterpillar Prince Randian | 20 Heroic Freaks of Nature | Martian Herald

20. The Human Caterpillar Prince Randian | 20 Heroic Freaks of Nature | Martian Herald

Prince Randian

Prince Randian

Prince Randian

Prince Randian

Prince Randian was born without limbs and rolled around lighting a cigarette with his lips. Barnum brought the Prince to America in 1889, where he had several nicknames. Prince Randian was in the 1932 film called Freaks.

Prince Randian was born without limbs and rolled around lighting a cigarette with his lips. Barnum brought the Prince to America in 1889, where he had several nicknames. Prince Randian was in the 1932 film called Freaks.

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