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.

3/4 scale model of Joseph Merrick, The Elephant Man  Doc Weitzel's Traveling Curiosity Show Old Gettysburg Village, Gettysburg, PA  As of 3 ...

scale model of Joseph Merrick, The Elephant Man Doc Weitzel's Traveling Curiosity Show Old Gettysburg Village, Gettysburg, PA As of 3 .

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

Joseph Merrick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The only surviving letter written by Merrick. The shop on Whitechapel Road was where Merrick was exhibited. The showmen named Merrick the Elephant Man, and advertised him as "Half-a-Man and Half-an-Elephant".

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.

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

The skeleton of Joseph Carey Merrick, aka 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

The Elephant Man, Joseph Merrick, was an object of curiosity and ridicule throughout his life - studied, prodded and examined by the Victorian medical establishment. Now, 123 years after his death, scientists believe his bones contain secrets about his condition which could benefit medical science today.

The secrets of the Elephant Man

Experts believe the bones of the Elephant Man, Joseph Merrick, could benefit medical science today.

Joseph Merrick - cap and hood

Actual cap and hood worn by ‘Elephant Man’ Joseph Merrick, on display at the Royal London Hospital Museum. very brave man a good man i believe he deserved better but that is not up to me

Leicestershire History | News and Features: The Elephant Man, Joseph Merrick Signs for hallway?

This is a poster of the elephant man exhibition. I found it particularly interesting because it is an illustrated version of the literal interpretation of Merrick's title.

Pinterest
Search