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"Rub It In" and I am the only one that finds something sinister in this advertisement? Wellcome Library | Ephemera

"Rub It In" and I am the only one that finds something sinister in this advertisement?

This cast is used in the Artists studio plaster cast room.She is beautiful to draw and paint.

L’Inconnue de la Seine, death mask of 16 year old girl pulled from the Seine. apparently a suicide, as her body showed no marks of violence, but her beauty and her enigmatic smile led a Paris pathologist to order a plaster death mask of her face.

Isaac W Sprague (1841-1887), Living Skeleton.  He was normal until age 12, when he started to lose weight.  By age 44 he was 5'6'' and weighed only 43 lbs.  He was examined by many eminent physicians who gave no diagnosis other than a general wasting syndrome.  He ate as much as 2 normal sized men and carried a flask of sweetened milk to revive himself when he felt faint.  He married twice and had 3 average sized sons.  He died at age 46 after working in sideshows since he was 24.

Isaac W Sprague Living Skeleton. He was normal until age when he started to lose weight. By age 44 he was and weighed only 43 lbs. He was examined by many eminent physicians who gave no diagnosis other than a general wasting syndr

(99+) Fotos hi5

Victoria’s relationship with her servant had a flirtatious side.

The bizarre story of Elmer McCurdy - mummified in 1911, found painted neon orange and hanging in an amusement park in 1976.  Click for the full (unbelievable!) story.

"Elmer McCurdy was an Oklahoma outlaw whose mummified body was discovered in The Pike amusement zone in Long Beach, California in December

Sir Robert Peel (1788-1850)

Sir Robert Peel, twice British Prime Minister and founder of Metropolitan Police (bobbies), was born February in Lancashire.

Circus Sideshow

Maria and John Torp, newly weds and their traveling Flea Circus, prepare to hit the road and start life from scratch with the performing fleas.

Richard Wagner (1813-1883), Marche d'hommage à Louis II de Bavière / Huldigungsmarsch für Ludwig II. von Bayern WWW - 1864

"Mad" King Ludwig II of Bavaria (link to interesting website and photos.

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