22 creepy objects from the past that give you goosebumps
Throughout its history, humanity has created many things. Some of them were once considered absolutely ordinary and normal, but today only at the sight of them goosebumps run down the skin. We offer you photos of things from the past. They are all very different, but they are united by the fact that they are all very creepy.
Witch's chair (German: Hexenstuhl) - an instrument of torture, which is a chair equipped with spikes and handcuffs, with blocks to fix the position of the victim and with an iron seat that could be heated by fire.
A box of poisons disguised as a book, 17th century.
A tripod designed for post-mortem photography of people, which was very common in the Victorian era. The deceased were attached to this stand and looked like they were alive in the photo. Such photos were taken in memory of an untimely deceased relative.
This girl in the photo is dead, she was photographed using the tripod described above.
Ancient instrument for bloodletting 1850.
Chastity belt for men of the 16th century.
A mummy's head that was used as a prop at festivals, 1900.
The Norton hearse motorcycle.
In 1938, post offices in London allowed ducks, rabbits, and other game to be sent by mail, which lasted until postmen began delivering mail stained with the blood of slaughtered animals.
A prosthetic toe found in the tomb of Tabeketenmut in the necropolis of Thebes.
Vampire hunting kit, 19th century.
Medical saws designed for sawing the bones of patients.
Prosthetic left hand, 1850-1910.
A Victorian morphine injection kit.
Mary Magdalene in the crypt of the basilica in Saint-Maximin-la-Sainte-Baume in France.
Wooden penis on a spring in a box, 19th century.
Old exhibits of the Kunstkammer (heads and children's hands), stored in the Mutter Museum.
Human anatomical models, 17th century.
Vintage performance photography of freaks from the freak show.
Gynecological plaster model of Dr. Louis Auzoux( Louis Auzoux), 1880.
Vintage Halloween costume.
This fence is called "Mortsafe" and was invented in the 18th century in Scotland, where there were many medical students, and there were not enough bodies for everyone to practice, so they got into the habit of digging up graves. Grave graves were protected by people who did not want their relatives ' graves to be dug up and their bodies stolen.
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