c. 1890: What is it? Amanda June 24, 2014 1800-1899, Animals 4 CommentsFavourited 281 times Add to favourites 4 Responses amelia February 6, 2013 Well what is it?? Reply Helen February 6, 2013 It’s a dog…!!! Reply Liz February 6, 2013 When turned on its side, it shows a puppy sleeping. Tricky Victorians! Reply John February 9, 2013 someone with similar deformities to the elephant man – Joseph Merrick Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.