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.

Joseph Merrick

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_Merrick_skeleton.jpg (250×350) (the 'Elephant Man')

The Elephant Man Image Gallery

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.

August 5th, 1863: Joseph Merrick born

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

The skeleton of Joseph Carey Merrick - image Ray Crundwell, Queen Mary University of London

The skeleton of Joseph Carey Merrick the most famous sufferer of Proteus Syndrome. Also known as the elephant man- image Ray Crundwell, Queen Mary University of London

Cap and Hood worn by Joseph Merrick (The Elephant Man), Royal London Hospital Museum by globalNix, via Flickr

Cap and Hood worn by Joseph Merrick (The Elephant Man), Royal London Hospital Museum by globalNix

Joseph Merrick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Replica of the cathedral of Mainz, Germany, created by Joseph Merrick and exhibited in the Royal London Hospital Museum.

The skeleton of Joseph Carey Merrick - image Ray Crundwell, Queen Mary University of London

The skeleton of Joseph Carey Merrick, known as "the elephant man"- image Ray Crundwell, Queen Mary University of London

Joseph Merrick photographed (left), and his skull

The secrets of the Elephant Man

Joseph Merrick photographed (left), and his skull. Also known as the Elephant Man

This is how Joseph Merrick would have looked without his deformities.  Leicestershire History | News and Features: The Elephant Man, Joseph Merrick

This is how Joseph Merrick ("Elephant Man") would have looked without his deformities.

Actual paper model church constructed by Joseph Merrick (The Elephant Man), on display at Royal London Hospital Museum

Actual model church constructed by Joseph Merrick (The Elephant Man), Royal London Hospital Museum

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