These two ladies are Daisy and Violet Hilton back in their early Vaudeville days. Conjoined near the hip, they were highly successful stars but spent their early years abused and mistreated by a series of "keepers". It was only when they were in their late teens were they legally able to represent themselves in business.

Violet & Daisy Hilton, also known as the San Antonio Siamese Twins and the Hilton Sisters.

Myrtle Corbin was known far and wide in the late nineteenth century as the Four-Legged Woman. While at a glance one could plainly see four legs dangling beyond the hem of her dress – only one pair belonged to her, the other set to her dipygus twin sister. Born in Lincoln County, TN in 1868, …

Myrtle Corbin was known far and wide in the late nineteenth century as the Four-Legged Woman. While at a glance one could plainly see four legs dangling beyond the hem of her dress – only one pair belonged to her, the other set to her dipygus twin sister.

'Conjoined twins Violet and Daisy Hilton stand with Violet's fiance, Maurice Lambert, in 1934. They applied for marriage licenses in 21 states, but were denied on moral grounds. Violet and Daisy did eventually wed two other men  -Spouses:  Daisy -Harold Estep (1941-1941, 10 days); Violet -James Moore (1936-1946)

Sideshow darlings and siamese twins Daisy and Violet Hilton with Violet’s fiance, Maurice Lambert.

Violet & Daisy Hilton, also known as the San Antonio Siamese Twins and the Hilton Sisters.

Violet & Daisy Hilton, also known as the San Antonio Siamese Twins and the Hilton Sisters.

Daisy y Violet Hilton (1908-1969), británicas siamesas.

Violet & Daisy Hilton, also known as the San Antonio Siamese Twins and the Hilton Sisters.

Daisy and Violet Hilton (conjoined twins), with the Dallas Boys, another set of vaudeville twins, 1926

Violet & Daisy Hilton, also known as the San Antonio Siamese Twins and the Hilton Sisters.

The Hilton sisters take the oath of U.S. citizenship in the early 1900s in Chicago, Ill. They were born in England in 1908 and brought to America in 1915. Photo: Courtesy Leslie Zemeckis / San Antonio Express-News

Rejected at birth, Siamese Twins found new life in S.A.

Violet & Daisy Hilton, also known as the San Antonio Siamese Twins and the Hilton Sisters.

The Mexican Twins (joigned together by a band of flesh) Mary and Arrita (real photograph postcard, ca. 1915, photographer: unknown). They were born in Mexico.

The Mexican Twins (joigned together by a band of flesh) Mary and Arrita (real photograph postcard, ca. They were born in Mexico.

Conjoined British twins Violet (left) and Daisy (right) Hilton were two of the most famous siblings of the early 1900s thanks to their scandalous lives, glamorous style and love affairs

Conjoined twins Violet and Daisy Hilton were talk of town in1900s

Conjoined British twins Violet (left) and Daisy (right) Hilton were two of the most famous siblings of the early thanks to their scandalous lives, glamorous style and love affairs

Co joined twins Daisy & Violet Hilton with a friend in their dressing room, by Martin Munkacsi, c.1932

maudelynn: “Co joined twins Daisy & Violet Hilton with a friend in their dressing room, by Martin Munkacsi, ”

Daisy and Violet were conjoined twins born in Brighton, England on February 5, 1908. The sisters were born pygopagi, joined at the posterior. The sisters shared no internal organs and all that was truly uniting them was bone, muscle and skin.

THE HILTON SISTERS - Chained For Life

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