rubber man

The stars of P.T. Barnum’s “Freak” show, c. 1905.  From left:  Laloo the Hindu (he had a parasitic twin), Young Herman (who had a large chest), J K Coffey (the “Human Skeleton”), James Morris (the “Rubber Man”), and Jo Jo the “Dog Faced Boy” (who had generalized hypertrichosis or “werewolf syndrome”) 

(From Getty Images’ book “Decades of the 20th Century—1900s” by Nick Yapp, scanned by WeirdVintage)


a huge LOL