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 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.

John Merrick, aka "The Elephant Man," had a terrifying appearance accompanied by an utterly fascinating life.

John Merrick, aka "The Elephant Man," had a terrifying appearance accompanied by an utterly fascinating life.

Laurent Petitgirard: Joseph Merrick, The Elephant Man [CD]

Laurent Petitgirard: Joseph Merrick, The Elephant Man [CD]

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Heartbreaking Facts About Joseph Merrick, The Elephant Man

Heartbreaking Facts About Joseph Merrick, The Elephant Man

This list explores the most heartbreaking facts about Joseph Merrick, The Elephant Man, who lived with a freakish disability until he died at the early age of

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

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

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

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

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

Joseph Merrick. The Elephant Man. Known as John this poor man like many others was born with a disfigurement & forced to work in the circus, Many of these problems can today be helped but the lives of these unfortunates in times gone by were full of ridicule & pain due to others ignorance.

Joseph Merrick. The Elephant Man. Known as John this poor man like many others was born with a disfigurement & forced to work in the circus, Many of these problems can today be helped but the lives of these unfortunates in times gone by were full of ridicule & pain due to others ignorance.

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