[dropcap]T[/dropcap]hey have the power to bring smiles on your face or can make you cry enough. They are a comic entertainer, especially one in a circus, wearing a traditional costume and exaggerated make-up. Yes, I’m talking about “Clowns”, they are quite mysterious people you can’t read their face nor can’t predict what’s going on their mind. Can someone be a born Clown? If so, then for me this guys’ love for his profession is un-explainable.
Here’a the story, read on!
He was Born on Feb. 3, 1866, and died because of “chronic nephritis” on Jan. 13, 1912. He’s in a hermetically sealed glass coffin and the body itself preserved with arsenic.
Certificate states the reason behind his death is due to chronic nephritis (kidney inflammation). In his will, he asked to be embalmed and dressed in his favorite clown costume.
Chatouilleu last name reportedly translates as “French tickler.” It’s said that the Attendees of Chatouilleu’s memorial were gained entrance with a donation of five dollars and a gift for the dearly departed (Chatouilleu). They brought Canned hams, skeleton dolls, bottles of booze and packages of condoms as presents.
Who knows? Maybe the reality is far different from it. Now it’s on you whether to believe or not. Well, I guess whatever the fact is, it’s still a widely popular exhibit at the California Institute of Abnormalarts.