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    Vintage ads for candy from 1925 Sears, Roebuck catalog, posted on Flickr by HA! Designs - Artbyheather

    mummified 3-year-old twin girls in a family crypt in Italy.

    Coffins of the Victorian period came equipped with an extensive system of the bell, which reportedly detained person can ring if you woke up Six Feet Under. These rarely work, however, because even if the person they called, no one hears. Gravediggers sometimes paid to keep watch over the graves and hear the bells to go off. This is the where the term, "Saved by the Bell" derived from.

    "Husband Dead? Gun in Hand?" Better call a taxi! #Vintage #ad for Broadway Cab Co.

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    Victorian tear catchers, usually used by a widowed bride. Upon the day of the funeral, the widow would collect her tears into this small vile, and all the tears she cried in the first year over the loss of her husband, she would capture in this vile she would wear upon her neck. And on the anniversary of his death, she pours the preserved tears atop his gravesite.

    When Caroline Walter of Freiburg, Germany died at the age of 16, her sister Selma had a sculptor cast a life size sculpture for the gravestone. Every morning since Caroline's funeral, a fresh flower was found tucked in the crook of the arm, and still is to this day. Nobody knows who leaves it. Every single morning. Except Caroline died in 1867. For 145 years, someone(s) have been leaving flowers. Now that's devotion.

    Formacone formaldehyde deodorizer room disinfector circa 1901 used in Funeral Homes to cover the smell of decomposing bodies.

    The Great Sarah Bernhardt Asleep in Her Coffin, Silver gelatin print, circa 1882

    Too funny. "Even a razor", like that was the last resort.

    Al Capone famous tombstones - Google Search

    In the catacombs beneath the Capuchin monastery of Palermo, Sicily, fully clothed cadavers may be found propped upright or hanging from the walls. These are friars, priests, and other clergymen.

    Vintage ad. 'does your husband yawn at the table?' - heinz, 1950s ['the things women have to put up with. most husbands, these days, have stopped beating their wives, but what can be more agonizing to a sensitive soul than a man's boredom at meals.']

    I'm not making this up. This gravestone marker is from the Goldfield Pioneer Cemetery in Goldfield, Nevada. It marks the grave of the "Unknown Library Paste Man" who was a starving vagrant who dug up a tub of library paste out of the trash and consumed enough to be a lethal dose. In addition to the flour and water, the paste contained small amounts of alum, which is poisonous when consumed in large doses. Kids: Put down the library paste!

    Because of course, the best thing to do when you have a cold is smoke a cigarette.

    I wonder how long it took him to dig that. Sune Jonsson (Swedish, 1930-2009), Grave Digger

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    Bickmore Mortician's Powder

    McDonald's Vintage Ads