Being that the circus is infinitely interesting, P.T. Barnum is legend, and sideshow freaks are some of the greatest pieces of Americana, Matt Hoyle’s Barnumville is a true joy. Fat ladies and strong men. Tattoos and piercings. What else you need? (via CR).
Hoyle specialized in portraits of rich characters and intriguing faces. His site features all photographs from the project.
Meet the Serpent Lady and the Strong Man after the jump.