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Joseph Merrick, a 19th century English man who suffered from a severe deforming disease that had been diagnosed by medical historians as von Recklinghausen’s disease, and subsequently re-diagnosed as Proteus syndrome
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He got in to correspondence with Chris Tucker, the artist who did the make-up to create Joseph Merrick's face in the Elephant Man movie.
The original Elephant Man, Joseph Merrick, was the hideously deformed circus attraction who, by sheer dignity, self-education and courage, became a favourite of Victorian society.
The major transport hub also appears in The Elephant Man, a historical drama based on Joseph Merrick, who adopted the monika "Elephant Man" to earn a living from his severe disfigurements during his life in the late 19th century.
When Joseph Merrick died in 1890, the flesh was scraped from his bones and his skeleton was put on display in the Royal London Hospital, where it remains.
A CAMPAIGN has been launched to build a statue to the "Elephant Man" Joseph Merrick in his home city of Leicester.
A CAMPAIGN has been launched to build a statue to commemorate Elephant Man Joseph Merrick in his home town.
THE unmarked grave of Joseph Merrick - known as the "Elephant Man" - has been found after 130 years, an author claims.
THE ELEPHANT MAN Stranger Things' Charlie Heaton is the eponymous Elephant Man, aka Joseph Merrick. This interpretation of Merrick's story will be written by Moorside's Neil McKay.
2 Born in 1862, Joseph Merrick became known as what due to his deformities?
We learn that Joseph Merrick, the famous Elephant Man, spent the last three years of his life as a resident.