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See Vulture’s Vintage American Horror Story: Freak Show Posters

Those of you with coulrophobia (a.k.a. a fear of clowns) might already be planning to steer clear of this season’s old-time-carnival-set American Horror Story: Freak Show. We’ve already been introduced to a slew of sideshow performers — from Kathy Bates’s Bearded Lady to Evan Peters’s Lobster Boy. What might these attractions have looked liked if they had actually advertised in the middle of the century? We created a few vintage posters to find out.

See Vulture’s Vintage AHS: Freak Show Posters