These Old Photos Will Haunt Your Dreams. #4 Is Too Messed Up For Words

Often studying history is extremely useful in teaching us what we need to do moving forward into the future. It can also be absolutely TERRIFYING to see what people have done in the past! For example take a look at these photos from the past…

1. Eighteenth century witch’s chair
witch's chair

2. Seventeenth century poison cabinet
 poison cabinet

3. Carnival prop from the early twentieth century—a mummy’s head
a mummy's head

4. A Norton motorcycle and its little side… coffin.
A Norton motorcycle and its little side... coffin.

5. If you lived in London in the 1930s you were allowed to send game via the post office.
 via the post office.

6. This horrifying prosthetic toe was found in the tomb of Tabeketenmut
Tabeketenmut

7. Kit from the nineteenth century used for vampire hunting.
 vampire hunting.

8. Medical bone saws.
Medical bone saws.

9. A prosthetic left arm from 1850-1910.
 left arm from 1850-1910.

10. Morphine set from the Victorian era.
 the Victorian era.

11. Mary Magdalene as she appears in the basilica crypt of St. Maximinin la Saint Baume
 Mary Magdalene as she appears in the basilica crypt of St. Maximinin la Saint Baume

12. Some preserved medical findings at the Mutter Museum.
 at the Mutter Museum.

13. Anatomical models from the seventeenth century.
the seventeenth century.

14. A poster from a time where apparently Cooties were a very real concern.
cooties poster

15. Performers from a freak show.
from a freak show.

16. The handiwork of Dr. Louis Auzoux—a paper mache gynecological model circa 1880.
 The handiwork

17. A Halloween Costume from the past… YIKES!
Halloween Costume from the past

18. A Victorian era cage built around a coffin, to void off the impending threat of vampire corpses.

A Victorian era cage built around a coffin, to void off the impending threat of vampire corpses.

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