What Photographers Captured In These 13 Victorian Era Photos Pure Freaky Horror


1. “Come and play with us…” No thanks. 2. What’s with the roller skates? 3. That fact that their faces are blurry only makes it worse. 4. Three sets of twins. Can you spot the…

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10 Victorian Era Sex Tips That Will Make You Facepalm…#7 Literally Makes No Sense At All


1. Don’t have sex on the stairs. 2. Orgasms count for conception. 3. Cornflakes prevent masturbation. 4. If you’re trying to conceive, don’t sneeze. 5. No lazy sex. 6. Don’t let your husband have sex…

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What People Used To Make In The Victorian Era When Someone Died Is Pretty Gross


Perhaps the most elaborate ritual surrounding death in the Victorian era was the practice of making art and jewelry from the hair of the deceased. The hair was often turned into lockets, pins, necklaces, and…

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During The Victorian Era, People Photographed The Dead (Yes, It’s Freaky)


1. When it came to death photography, most families wanted it to look like the person in the photo was still alive. 2. But sometimes the photos were taken with the bodies already in their…

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22 Adorable Pictures That Prove Victorian Times Weren’t As Depressing As Everyone Thinks


1. These picnickers are in high spirits despite only having one chair between the two of them. 2. Bra size: double teas. 3. This woman is not infected with the plague, she’s just taking a…

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Victorian-Era Photos That’ll Make You See The Creepy Time In History In A New Light


Why are the streets so deserted? This actually looks like a nice place to live. A long exposure of some horse-drawn carriages. A creepy alleyway. Look at those lovely cobblestones. Where the heck are all…

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Mugshots From The Victorian Era Have A Heartbreaking Solemnity You Rarely See Now


1. Robert Jack. Arrested for false pretenses. 2. James Wilson. Arrested for unknown reasons. 3. Jerome Guerrini. Arrested for murder. 4. Charles Cunningham. Arrested for indecent exposure. 5. John Gumis. Arrested for larceny. 6. William…

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This Special Kind Of Victorian Photography Is The Weirdest Thing You’ll See Today


William Hope started his adult life working as a carpenter before developing an interest in photography. Hope’s life changed in 1905 when he believed to have captured a picture of a spirit while he was…

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Even In Modern Times, What This Victorian Daredevil Did Seems Completely Insane


Taylor never had it easy. As a child, she was one of eight siblings. Her father passed away when she was young. Undeterred by his loss, Taylor began studying to become a teacher as soon…

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What These 13 Victorian Portraits Have In Common Will Totally Break Your Heart


Diagnosed with “monomania of pride.” Doctors diagnosed this man with “mania of suspicion.” “Imbecility.” “Organic dementia.” She was suffering from “consecutive dementia.” Doctors diagnosed this woman as suffering from “general paralysis.” “Mono-mania of pride.” [sic]…

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