John Merrick, one of the original founders of the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company, with his daughters, Geneva, Mabel, and Martha.    c.1909

John Merrick and his Three Daughters, Geneva, Mabel and Martha - These 16 Photos of Victorian Women of Color Are So Resplendently Glorious.

Joseph Carey Merrick (5 August 1862 – 11 April 1890), sometimes incorrectly referred to as John Merrick, was an English man with severe deformities who was exhibited as a human curiosity named the Elephant Man.

Joseph Merrick photographed, c. Joseph Carey Merrick – sometimes incorrectly referred to as John Merrick, was an English man with severe deformities who was exhibited as a human curiosity named the Elephant Man.

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Joseph Merrick aka The Elephant Man didn't suffer from Elephantiasis. It's now though that he suffered from severe Neurofibromatois type 1 and/or Proteus Syndrome.

JOSEPH MERRICK - The Elephant Man

Joseph Carey Merrick August 1862 – 11 April sometimes incorrectly referred to as John Merrick, was an English man with severe deformities who was exhibited as a human curiosity named the Elephant Man.

.Joseph Carey Merrick (1862 – 1890), sometimes incorrectly referred to as John Merrick, was an English man with severe deformities who was exhibited as a human curiosity named the Elephant Man. This photograph was taken in 1888. en.wikipedia.org/...

Joseph Merrick the "Elephant Man". Victorian freak shows were one of the creepiest aspects of society at the time.

The skull of Joseph Merrick, otherwise known as the "Elephant Man".

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David Bowie as John Merrick in The Elephant Man, 1980

David Bowie as John Merrick in The Elephant Man, 1980

Portraying John Merrick in the Elephant Man, 1980

A life in pictures: John Hurt

Portraying John Merrick in the Elephant Man, 1980

Joseph Merrick, "Elephant Man."  Look at his right femur, spine and skull.  He must have been in so much pain.

Elephant Man, Joseph Merrick, slideshow images that will clue you in about his condition and why he was dubbed "The Elephant Man." His skeleton is at the Royal London Hospital.

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