Scrapbook of Agnes Schwarzenbacher: The Rubber Skin Lady


Scrapbook of Agnes Schwarzenbacher: The Rubber Skin Lady
Marc Hartzman, Dori Ann Bischmann, Jim Bischmann

Oct. 1, 2022
Hardcover, limited edition (100 copies, hand-numbered)
ISBN-13: 978-1-7353201-9-9
8″ x 10″ / 120 pages / $50.00

Scrapbook of Agnes Schwarzenbacher: The Rubber Skin Lady faithfully reproduces the scrapbook kept by one of sideshow’s biggest stars of the 1930s. It includes numerous photos of Agnes, her family, her friends in the sideshow, newspaper clippings related to performances and other sideshow news, and more.

The book features an introduction by Marc Hartzman, author of American Sideshow, along with brief biographies of most performers seen throughout the book.

This very limited edition is a perfect addition to any sideshow/circus/oddities collection.


Reviews

“Your book is a virtual time capsule of images never before seen. An absolute treasure and a must for anyone interested in the history of the American Sideshow!”

– Kevin Gerrone, sideshow artist, historian, and author

“It’s a wonderful book! It’s so rare to find a slice of unabashed history.”

– Harley Newman, sideshow performer and historian