Glamour shots of carnival "freaks" of the 1800s were oddly touching

Throughout his career, Charles Eisenmann photographed thousands of sideshow performers seeking portraits for their résumés to send to carnival and circus publicists. These pictures oscillate between amusing ("the educated horse!") and bittersweet (there's something terrifically morbid about a man marketing his… »6/27/12 11:30am6/27/12 11:30am