Fred G. Johnson is considered to be one of the finest sideshow banner painters in the history of the circus and sideshow world. He had a career of banner painting. He was the oldest living sideshow banner artist until his death at 98 years old in
weirdvintage: “Alice E. Doherty was born in 1887 with a rare genetic mutation called “hypertrichosis”, or “werewolf syndrome”, which causes excessive body hair. She was billed as “The Minnesota Woolly Baby”. At birth, she was covered all over in.