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true history of the Elephant Man

Howell, Michael.

true history of the Elephant Man

by Howell, Michael.

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Published by Allison & Busby, Distributed in the USA by Schocken Books in London, New York, New York, NY .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Merrick, Joseph Carey, 1862-1890 -- Health.,
    • Proteus syndrome -- Patients -- England -- Biography.,
    • Abnormalities, Human -- Patients -- England -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMichael Howell and Peter Ford.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsFord, Peter, 1936-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsRC280.N4 M474 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination256 p. :
      Number of Pages256
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2579624M
      ISBN 100850315131
      LC Control Number85126855

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Painted on the canvas in primitive colours was a life-size portrait of the Elephant Man. Joseph Carey Merrick, born in Leicester on 5th Augustis better known as the Elephant Man.

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'The Great Freak of Nature – Half-a-Man and Half-an-Elephant' When the Elephant Man appeared as if from nowhere in a shop premises in the Whitechapel Road in London towards the end of Novemberhe was still in the early days of his career as a professional : Skyhorse Publishing.

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The Elephant Man tells the moving and largely true story of Joseph* Merrick, () born in Leicester, England who suffered from an extremely severe case of neurofibromatosis and/or the result of a disease known as Proteus syndrome.

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