Tombstone erected to draw tourists to Pikes Peak, Colorado, with the tall tale of baby Erin who was eaten alive by rats in 1876.
March 1927 silk stockings advertisement in Ladies’ Home Journal, featuring Ipswich Hosiery’s “Modern Witch” (via Smithsonian Magazine).
Eugène Delâtre, La Mort en fourrures (Death in Furs), 1897
Singer and model Viktoria Modesta with stereo leg created by Sophie de Oliveira, photographed by Jon Enoch, 2012, via The Alternative Limb Project.
French illusionist Henri Robin in an 1863 promotional image by photographer Eugène Thiébault.
Illustration of H.G. Wells’ 1894 The Flowering of the Strange Orchid by artist Tatsuya Morino, 1999.
I dream with a rabbit… by artist Eva Morgan, 2010
Promotional poster for Theatre Bizarre’s 2012 incarnation The Summoning by artist and founder John Dunivant.
Signed image of a then-unnamed Morticia Addams by cartoonist Charles Addams, January 1946, via Vintage Gal.