An extremely rare photograph of President Abraham Lincoln taken during his brief yet memorable stint as a paranormal investigator and eliminator circa how cool is that? Paranormal investigator/ghostbuster, or Vampire Slayer?
This crypt houses thousands of corpses, fully dressed and hung from hooks. The practice began in 1599 when local priests mummified a holy monk and allowed visitors. Soon regular residents of Palermo wanted to be remembered in this fashion.
A steel and brass hand. Credit: Science Museum, Brought to Life exhibit Prosthetic arm with fork attachment. Credit: Science Museum, Brought to Life exhibit This steel and brass arm dates back to between 1840 and
Shaman: ~ Fetish Magician with horns, wooden mask, spear, and sword, dress of leaves of palm and plantain. Frontispiece from Fetishism in West Africa: Forty Years' Observations of Native Customs and Superstitions.
She's intended to represent the Blue Bird of Happiness. The Blue Bird is a 1908 play by Belgian author Maurice Maeterlinck. It premiered on 30 September 1908 at Constantin Stanislavski's Moscow Art Theatre.