In reality, Shrek was a wrestler, a kid playing football with a giant panda and the British Prime Minister playing drums….
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Cleaning the enormous statue of two horses pulling a chariot atop the Wellington Arch in Hyde Park, London, 1939.
Maurice Tillet, a professional wrestler of the 1940s. He was believed to be the inspiration for the character of Shrek. Tillet, also known as the French Angel, suffered from acromegaly that causes bone overgrowth and thickening.
A boy playing football with a giant panda at London Zoo in the 1930s.
British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher playing drums during her visit to the Abbey Road Studios in 1990.
Seth Kinman who is considered to have been one of the earliest settlers in California. The hunter migrated there in 1849 during the great Gold Rush. He is sitting on a chair made of grizzly bear.
A street cleaner in New York City in the early 1900s