Joeseph Merrick, aka. The Elephant Man.   Who taught me that sometimes peace is a  paper cathedral.

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.

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

Joseph Merrick- this poor man suffered terribly at the hands of Esu and Ianadzu- time the world knew why-

I've always liked this photgraph. His eyes are so lovely. Photographed most likely in 1883, when he was 20 years old.

The London Hospital has a medical museum which is located in the crypt of a church.

The only surviving letter written by Joseph Merrick, the Elephant Man.  The letter reads:    "Dear Miss Maturin    Many thanks    indeed for the grouse and  the book, you so kindly sent    me, the grouse were splendid    I saw Mr Treves on Sunday    He said I was to give his  best respects to you  With much  gratitude I am Yours Truly  Joseph Merrick  London Hospital  Whitechapel"

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".

actual photo of 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.

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.

Google Image Result for http://upload.wikimedia.org later after Joseph's death scientists figured out his disease was neurofibromatosis which is when you get a lot of tumors on the nerve usually less severe than the elephant man's he still lived a great life

Joseph Merrick, The Elephant Man - I saw the academy award nominated movie about him when I was about 12 years old - it affected me deeply. This poor man.

Joseph Merrick photographed (left), and his skull

Unlocking the secrets of the Elephant Man

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

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.

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.

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.

Unlocking the secrets of the Elephant Man

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

CT scan of Joseph Merrick's skull.   Image Credit: Royal London Hospital Archives

The Elephant Man Image Gallery

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.

Joseph Merrick - Wikipedia

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.

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