The Legless Acrobat
"Most people go through life dreading they’ll have a traumatic experience. Freaks were born with their trauma. They’ve already passed their test in life. They’re aristocrats.” - Diane Arbus, c. 1971
Carte de visite c. 1875, depicting Eli Bowen (1844-1924), wife Mattie (Haines) and son.
Card found in antique photograph album purchased at Market Square, Kingston, Ontario ~1995