Eyes on Vintage

Saturday, December 15, 2012

Daisy and Violet Hilton

Daisy and Violet Hilton (1908-1969), British born conjoined twins abandoned by their mother and trained as entertainers by their exploitative caretakers. They were trained to play clarinets and saxophones for a jazz act in the 1920s. After breaking away from their caretakers, they toured in the U.S. sideshow and vaudeville circuit in the 1930s.