A COLLECTION OF CURIOSITIES

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    The Goblin Fairy Tales, Issue 1, Season 2 - by Lafcadio Hearn, T Hasegawa, Tokyo

    The Goblin Fairy Tales, Issue 1, Season 2 - by Lafcadio Hearn, T Hasegawa, Tokyo

    — 1 year ago
    #tokyo  #japanese  #fairytale  #hasegawa  #comic  #cartoon  #tale  #goblin  #spider 
    "London Photo Fair proved rewarding… 1920s crime scene reconstructions, samauri and other gems"
    — 1 year ago
    German police photo of automobile collision with tree - 1929

    German police photo of automobile collision with tree - 1929

    — 1 year ago with 1 note
    #police  #policephoto  #car  #carcrash  #accident  #incident  #auto  #automobile  #wreck  #1929  #policerecord  #germany  #german 
    Skull for medical use, circa 1880

    Skull for medical use, circa 1880

    — 1 year ago
    #skull  #medicine  #medical  #science  #death  #head  #macabre  #history 
    19th Century albumen print photograph of skull for medical training

    19th Century albumen print photograph of skull for medical training

    — 1 year ago
    #skull  #medical  #death  #science  #doctor  #macabre  #medicine 
    The Late Daniel Lambert Esq.
Drawn from real life.

    The Late Daniel Lambert Esq.

    Drawn from real life.

    — 1 year ago
    #fat  #fatman  #lambert  #bigman  #huge  #fattie  #obese  #overweight  #chunky  #illustration  #portrait 
    The Black Panther, Black Community News, 23 August, 1969.
"I Want To Be Like You Boss, Like You"

    The Black Panther, Black Community News, 23 August, 1969.

    "I Want To Be Like You Boss, Like You"

    — 1 year ago
    #blackpower  #blackpanther  #panther  #black  #movement  #power  #racism  #facism  #struggle  #humanrights  #justice  #news  #newspaper 
    The Black Panther, Black Community News Service, 11 May, 1969.
"One Pig Dead, One Pig Wounded"
 

    The Black Panther, Black Community News Service, 11 May, 1969.

    "One Pig Dead, One Pig Wounded"

     

    — 1 year ago
    #blackpower  #blackpanther  #black  #struggle  #power  #racisim  #facism  #racist  #facist  #shot  #police  #cop  #pig  #humanrights  #movement  #crime  #murder  #powertothepeople  #news  #gun 
    The Illustrated Police News, 12 March 1870.
Murder by bludgeoning with a brick of defenceless wife.

    The Illustrated Police News, 12 March 1870.

    Murder by bludgeoning with a brick of defenceless wife.

    — 1 year ago
    #wife  #murder  #husband  #kill  #brick  #bludgeon  #1870  #police  #illustrte  #news  #newspaper  #abuse 
    The Illustrated Police News, 13 August, 1870.
Girl eaten by rats.

    The Illustrated Police News, 13 August, 1870.

    Girl eaten by rats.

    — 1 year ago
    #rats  #rat  #police  #news  #discovery  #girl  #death  #skull  #skeleton  #dead  #bed  #1870  #antique  #old  #candle 
    Police News, 6 August, 1870.
Body-snatchers caught red-handed.

    Police News, 6 August, 1870.

    Body-snatchers caught red-handed.

    — 1 year ago
    #bodysnatcher  #police  #gravedigger  #grave  #news  #1870  #newspaper  #antique  #bizarre  #record  #church  #churchyard  #thief  #crook  #cop  #coffin  #graveyard 
    Petrified dog - by Giorgio Sommor
Died in the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in year A.D. 79.
Excavated in Pompei in 1874.

    Petrified dog - by Giorgio Sommor

    Died in the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in year A.D. 79.

    Excavated in Pompei in 1874.

    — 1 year ago
    #pompei  #dog  #petrified  #sommor  #giorgio  #eruption  #mount  #versuvius  #excavated  #excavation 
    Portrait of a Jean D’esparbes, manequin and skeleton - reflected in a mirror.
D’esparbes was based in Montmartre, Paris.
He also appeared in a short film with Braque called “Peintres et artisites montmartrois” (1950). 

    Portrait of a Jean D’esparbes, manequin and skeleton - reflected in a mirror.

    D’esparbes was based in Montmartre, Paris.

    He also appeared in a short film with Braque called “Peintres et artisites montmartrois” (1950). 

    — 1 year ago
    #montmartrois  #Montmartre  #Paris  #manequin  #skeleton  #mirror  #portrait  #photograph  #surrealist  #surrealism  #surreal  #masks 
    Catacombs, Palermo, Sicily - by Rive, late 1870s.

    Catacombs, Palermo, Sicily - by Rive, late 1870s.

    — 1 year ago
    #Catacombs  #Palermo  #Sicily  #Rive  #photograph  #bodies  #skeleton  #death  #coffin  #monk