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Halloween

Some of our favorite images from our collection that remind us of this spooky holiday. Send your favorite images to @harvartmuseums on Twitter and we'll add them to the board.

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Halloween

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Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, Hobgoblins, from Los Caprichos, 18th-19th century, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Hobgoblins | Harvard Art Museums

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Large "Pushou" Monster Mask, late 7th-early 8th Century, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum.

James Kearns, Devil Mask (J. B.'S Black Satan), after Ben Shahn, 1958, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Philipp Uffenbach, Hercules and Cerberus, 16th-17th century, Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum.

Hercules and Cerberus | Harvard Art Museums

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Unfired Clay Plaque in the form of a Head, Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum.

Death with Outstretched Right Arm and Death with Left Hand Raised, German, 1600-50, Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum.

Death with Outstretched Right Arm | Harvard Art Museums

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Lyonel Feininger, Untitled [Ghosties], 20th century, Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum.

Untitled [Ghosties] | Harvard Art Museums

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Lyonel Feininger, ["Spider-Web," photograph by unidentified artist], 1940s-1950s, Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum.

C. Bennette Moore, Untitled (Eugenie Stoll in princess costume holding mask), c. 1935, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Lucian and Mary Brown, Untitled (boy wearing Superman costume, jumping), c. 1950, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Joseph Janney Steinmetz, Untitled (man and woman dressed as red and blue tubes of paint at a costume party), c. 1950, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Joseph Janney Steinmetz, Untitled (Steinmetz family dressed for Halloween), 1939, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Ferdinand Kobell, Bat, 18th century, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum

Bat | Harvard Art Museums

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Albrecht Dürer, Witch, 15th-16th century, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Witch | Harvard Art Museums

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Joseph Janney Steinmetz, Untitled (man and woman dressed as centaurs at a costume party), c. 1950, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Joseph Janney Steinmetz, Untitled (child with hooded costume carving pumpkin on the floor), 1942, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

John Deusing, Untitled (group of kids in costume), 1944, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Untitled (group of kids in costume) | Harvard Art Museums

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Agostino Veneziano, After Raphael, Witch Riding on a Skeleton, 16th century, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Witch Riding on a Skeleton | Harvard Art Museums

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Joseph Janney Steinmetz, Untitled (man waterskiing while dressed as a witch), 1947, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Lucian and Mary Brown, Untitled (boy and girl with jack-o-lantern), c. 1950, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Joseph Janney Steinmetz, Untitled (two young children playing with Halloween Jack O' Lantern), 1938, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Some costume ideas from Jack Gould's photography. Image: Jack Gould, Untitled (people in costume at Beaux Arts Ball, man in dinosaur suit), c. 1950, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

This image makes our skin crawl. Image: Michael Rein, "Spider, 75," 1000X (slide c. 1850), 1964, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters, 18th century, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters | Harvard Art Museums

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Image: William James Linton, Haunted House, 19th century, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

The Haunted House | Harvard Art Museums

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