Fedor Evtischev - boy with a posey muzzle
• Fedor Evtischev - boy with a posey muzzle
When in 1884 the famous Barnum circus came to America, he was the main star of "The most striking example of all possible miracles in the past 50 years." This "example" was the boy from Russia, from head to toe covered with hair. While such ideas were not uncommon, but to see them as children were really unusual.
* People-dogs * - poster presentation Evtischevym.
As narrated circus Barnum advertising, the boy found the hunters in the remote Russian village. There the boy lived with his father in the same hairy but very fierce. Father attacked hunters like the wild dog, and so had no choice but to shoot him. The child is rescued and taken in this backward area in the America the Beautiful.
In fact, some truth in this story was, but, of course, is not so great. Stage boy's name was Jo-Jo, and the present - Fodov Evtischev (according to other sources - Evtikhiev). It really came from the Russian hinterland, and it is really in his time hunters found about Manturovo Kostroma province. However, both - both father and son, were very nice and calm people who lived far from settlements and were not looking for special contact with other people.
Cartooning for Adrian and Theodore Evtischevyh. Adrian - was the name of his father Fyodor - barely able to speak, and if he could, probably would not have had it turned out well - Adrian was only 5 teeth. Fedor has 4 teeth, but he eventually learned all the same more or less speak in Russian and German, and after he moved to America, learn a few phrases in English, too, than quoted local audience in raptures.
Photography approx. 1888-1896's.
Somehow, when hunters persuaded Hadrian pick Fedor minor and move to the capital. There they lived in a "golden cage" - provided the most luxurious conditions, the best accommodation, delicious food, but at the same time put in permanent protection doors. Adrian tried to escape several times, but each time it returned, and admonished that here it will be better. Not forgetting to pour him alcohol.
Phineas Barnum, circus owner PT Barnum.
When Adrian and Theodore was brought to England, they were accommodated in the most expensive hotel, where they were in the room started to go and see different doctors. Experts agree on the opinion that Adrian was about 50 years old and his son - about three. could not find anything about Fedor's mother, Adrian just said that she died. Although one of the hunters who brought Evtischevyh in England, said that residents of the village, near which found Adrian and Theodore, once saw a hairy woman with a baby, but she was close to the people.
The Little Fyodor liked that to him and Dad come so many people. It amused him that they have so little hair on his head. The boy was very cheerful and cheerful, easy going on contact, so that even in the newspapers of that time wrote about him as a very lovely guy.
Fedor with his father, Adrian.
Despite his friendly character, Fedor main room was not so nice. The boy was dressed in stylized uniforms of the Russian Empire, they were placed on a chair in the middle of the arena, and when the audience came close enough to him, he began to growl like a dog. Spectators usually jumps back in surprise, and then immediately began to applaud for this spectacular show.
After 10 years, Adrian finally took to drink and died presumably from liver cirrhosis. With Fedor, when the latter was 16 years old, he has signed an agreement Barnum and took him to America, where he became part of the circus and toured all over the country. Twenty years old man traveled the world together with the circus, until one day, while in Greece, not caught pneumonia and died. Later, the image of Theodore Evtischeva have repeatedly appealed known creative types, including Robert A. Heinlein, Disney, Tom Weitz and screenwriters "The X-Files."
Father and son Evtischevy from Russia.