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15 Vintage Pictures With Strange Abnormalities That Will Give You Goosebumps 

If you have ever come across vintage pictures, you must have noticed several peculiarities in them. The paintings by these ancient artists depict reality in an insane manner. Most of their artwork was full of strange abnormalities. It may be an intentional step to show malnutrition and weird disorders but the end result is terrible. Have a look at these 15 ancient abnormalities you haven't seen before.  

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15 Vintage Pictures With Strange Abnormalities That Will
Give You Goosebumps 

15 Vintage Pictures With Strange Abnormalities That Will Give You Goosebumps 

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1) These identical twins were born attached to each other in 1811. 

1) These identical twins were born attached to each other in 1811. 

They toured the world and earned global popularity in the sideshow. They retired at 28 and took up farming. Then they got married to women who were siblings and had 21 kids. Yeah! You read it right. 

2) This man suffered from Von Recklinghausen's Disease. 

2) This man suffered from Von Recklinghausen’s Disease. 

He had a number of tumors on his body. The worst part of this disease is that kids have 50% chance of inheriting it from their parents.

3) This artificial hand was discovered in the civil war during ancient time. 

3) This artificial hand was discovered in the civil war
during ancient time. 

It allows the wearer to hold things while opening and closing the elbow. This artificial hand was created for the survivors who lost their limb in the war.

4) John Aasen was the tallest man in the world. 

4) John Aasen was the tallest man in the world. 

He toured all over the world and was even seen in some movies. This image shows the embarrassment of the guy standing next to the super tall man. 

5) This French woman had a horn on her forehead for 6 long years. 

5) This French woman had a horn on her forehead for 6 long
years. 

Madam Dimanche or Widow Sunday got her 9.8 inches long horn removed by a French surgeon after 6 years. 

6) This weird structure looks like a cyst on man's head. 

6) This weird structure looks like a cyst on man’s head. 

This picture was found in medical journal in 1821.

7) It was not possible to fix spine in ancient time.

7) It was not possible to fix spine in ancient time.

Due to lack of treatment, the affected person's spine used to twist into question mark. 

8) This horrible disorder exists even today. 

8) This horrible disorder exists even today. 

Ectrodactyly is a birth disorder in which a person is born with undivided hands and feet. Due to missing fingers, their hands and feet appear like lobsters. 

9) This man lost his limbs in a severe railway accident.

9) This man lost his limbs in a severe railway accident.

McKnight was the famous subject of American physician James Buckner Luckie. Luckie performed a successful triple amputation on McKnight. 

10) Meet the man with three legs and two hearts.

10) Meet the man with three legs and two hearts.

George Lippert was a man with three legs and two hearts. He was known as an American sideshow during the 1800s. 

11) Victim of Elephantiasis.

11) Victim of Elephantiasis.

Elephantiasis is a rare disorder in which body parts become abnormally large in size. This man suffered from Elephantiasis and wanted to get his limbs removed. 

12) Blanche Dumas was a French courtesan who had three legs, four breasts and two vaginas. 

12) Blanche Dumas was a French courtesan who had three legs,
four breasts and two vaginas. 

She had affair with a man who had three legs and two penises. 

13) This kid had both eyes merged into one. 

13) This kid had both eyes merged into one. 

This disorder is known as Cyclopia and can be diagnosed in babies during pregnancy. 

14) Chinese people used to grow half inch long nails. 

14) Chinese people used to grow half inch long nails. 

They consider long nails as a sign of wealth and high social status. 

15) This unfortunate man died due to Syphilis.

15) This unfortunate man died due to Syphilis.

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