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25 Oddly Disturbing Pictures From History

A freak show performer in France in 1911. This performer went on for years touring the world advertising she had absorbed the head of her twin and the twins body protruded out while inside the womb. It took nearly 6 years before it was exposed as a hoax.

A kid feeds her pet goats in the US in 1948.

A man from the Amazon in Brazil with shrunken human heads in 1925.

Mummified priests in the Palermo Catacombs in Italy in 1930.

A woman tied to a tree for a bondage role play in the US in 1936.

A young girl getting her hair curled, marketed as a permanent procedure, to look like Shirley Temple in Berlin, Germany in 1938.

A circus clown in the US in 1923.

The entrance to a club in Paris, France in 1923.

A performer during Mardi Gras in New Orleans, US in 1920.

A woman crawling off her couch in the US in the 1940s.

Bob Melvin, who was known as The Man With Two Faces, in his trailer in Fargo, ND, US in 1976.

A Russian man wearing a gas mask during WWI in 1916.

2 Italian men walking in Berlin, Germany in 1936.

A fake dinosaur in Cambridge, England in 1932.

None other than Judy Garland of The Wizard of Oz fame doing blackface for the film Everybody Sing in 1938. She was 15 years old at the time.

Adventurer Osa Johnson with local tribal women in Kenya in 1933.

A man demonstrates how to practice with a special resuscitation mannequin in Norway in 1970. The mannequin is made by the Norwegian toy maker Åsmund S. Laerdal.

A man dressed as Santa Claus in the US in 1932.

School children playing with a large robot in Japan in 1968.

A woman shows off her foot in China in 1911. This deformity is not natural, and was caused by the age old practice of binding girls feet at a young age, which would deform the entire foot and cause many issues for the women later in life.

A creepy doll from France in 1964.

Women pretend to be dead severed heads for a creepy picture shoot using trick photography in the US in 1908.

A woman shows off some masks in the US in 1953.

A mental patient in Kerala, India in 1901.

3 Women pose for a picture (well 2 pose, 1 hides from it) in Lebanon in 1892.

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