Cadavers prepare to dissect a sleeping medical student in A Student’s Dream by R. R. Robinson, 1906.
La femme aux squelettes (Woman with Skeletons), Gustav-Adolf Mossa, 1904.
Konstantin Somov, Арлекин и смерть (Harlequin And Death), 1907
Darlings, if you liked the grim, coffin-shaped automated cigarette dispenser we featured a few weeks ago, you might just fall in love with a turn-of-the-century, coin-operated, automated mortuary. Believed to be created around 1900 by John Dennison, this morbid automaton was… Read More ›
One of Anna Held’s Fencing Girls, photographed by Gilbert & Bacon, 1902 Related Posts: – Silent Sundays: “Untitled” (1926) – Silent Sundays: Photo Prisma Almanac No. 5 (1952) – Silent Sundays: Trepanation (1944)
Darlings, today kicks off a holiday week here in the United States. While Halloween will always be my favorite, I do have a soft spot for all the events of autumn; celebrations of harvests and softly falling leaves, as we… Read More ›
Maria Germanova, costumed for The Blue Bird by Maurice Maeterlinck, Moscow Art Theatre (1908) Related Posts: – Silent Sundays: Mary Pickford (1917) – Silent Sundays: “Untitled” (1926) – Silent Sundays: Weird Tales Magazine (1932)