Jun 12, 2014

The Strangest Inventions Known To Man (24 pics)


By on Thursday, June 12, 2014

It's hard to believe that these things even exist.
18th Century Witches Chair, a torture device intending to cause death by blood loss

17th century poison cabinet

Victorian post-mortem photography

1850 antique bloodletting fleams

Early 1900s Mummy Head Carnival Side Show Tent Prop


Norton Motorcycle and side coffin at the Norfolk Rural Life Museum. Possibly the oldest motorcycle hearse

In London Post Office rules stated that game, including rabbits, could be posted with nothing but a neck label as long as "no liquid is likely to exude" 1938

Great Sale of Slaves..look at the descriptions of each slave
Artificial toe discovered in 2000 in the tomb of Tabeketenmut in the necropolis of Thebes, near Luxor. The wood and leather device is hinged for comfort and believed to be the oldest functioning prosthesis ever found

Early 19th century french vampire hunting kit
Medical bone saws

Artificial left arm, Europe, 1850-1910

Victorian morphine set

Mary Magdalene in the basilica crypt of St. Maximinin la Saint Baume in France

Spring-Loaded Penis in a Box, 19th century
Heads and baby arms in the Mutter Museum, Philadelphia
Two Anatomical Models, 17th Century

Old medical poster

Vintage freak show

Papier Mache gynecological model created byDr Louis Auzoux c 1880
Vintage halloween costume

Victorian era caged grave believed to keep the dead from escaping their tomb, in case if they should return as a vampire.

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