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Brewing a storm

in a non-extraordinary mind
OLD-TIMEY CIRCUS FREAK PORTRAITS

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

The Albino Twins:

Elasticman:

Bearded lady:

Fin hands:

Four legged girl:

Gross legs:

Hairy baby:

Little girl:

Stumpy daddy:

Skeleton man:

Three legged man:

Tophat skeleton:

Werewolf boy:

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— 2 years ago with 14993 notes
#victorian  #old photographs  #19th Century  #circus freaks 
dictaphonediary:

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1875, [tintype portrait of a butcher]
via the International Center of Photography, American and the Tintype Collection

The eyebrows. I can’t resist them, even if he is a butcher in the woods.

Love the contrast between the hat and the bloody apron :)

dictaphonediary:

tuesday-johnson:

ca. 1875, [tintype portrait of a butcher]

via the International Center of Photography, American and the Tintype Collection

The eyebrows. I can’t resist them, even if he is a butcher in the woods.

Love the contrast between the hat and the bloody apron :)

(via )

— 2 years ago with 2427 notes
#butcher  #victorian  #top hat  #saw  #old photographs 
Agnes Renström, an old relative of mine. I wonder if I too could work that hairdo?

Agnes Renström, an old relative of mine.

I wonder if I too could work that hairdo?

— 2 years ago with 2 notes
#Renström  #trönö  #hälsingland  #sweden  #old photographs 
Old photograph from a village in Hälsingland, Sweden.
Supposedly, the one whose sled went furthest down the hill would have the best crop the coming autumn.

Old photograph from a village in Hälsingland, Sweden.

Supposedly, the one whose sled went furthest down the hill would have the best crop the coming autumn.

— 2 years ago with 1 note
#Trönö  #Hälsingland  #Sweden  #sled  #old photographs  #snow  #winter  #sledge 

blackout-girl:

A plate from Documents Décoratifs and its reference

Alphonse Mucha, 1899

(Source: pealane-archive, via whisperingswan)

— 2 years ago with 596 notes
#art nouveau  #old photographs  #Mucha  #victorian