“Quarter-men” and “half-men” like Prince Ramachandi and Johnny Eck born without legs used to awe spectators with feats of strength and balance, as well as their indomitable spirits. Clever magic tricks were popular, too, which sometimes involved tricking the audience into thinking a man was truly sawed in half!
Believe It or Not!, this vintage design was used to promote sideshow and carnival acts featured at Robert Ripley’s earliest museums, or “Odditoriums,” such as those at the New York and Chicago World’s Fairs. Order your framed replica poster in a size that works for you and your space! Each print is on museum-quality, matte paper and arrives framed. Frames are made of a lightweight wood, are 0.75-inches wide, and come with the necessary hardware for hanging.