Creepy Costumes

Photo courtesy of All That Is Interesting

Photo courtesy of All That Is Interesting

One of my friends pinned this really creepy early 20th century photo of a couple in costume on Halloween on one of her Pinterest boards.  This gave me the inspiration to present photographs of other late 19th and early 20th century costumes.  And boy, are some of them creepy.

Photo courtesy of All That Is Interesting

Photo courtesy of All That Is Interesting

Photo courtesy of Anonymous Works

Photo courtesy of Anonymous Works

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Photo courtesy of Haunted Air.

creepy-halloween-costumes-witches

Photo courtesy of All That Is Interesting

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Photo courtesy of All That Is Interesting

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Photo courtesy of A Slice...Of Chicago!

Photo courtesy of A Slice…Of Chicago!

Photo courtesy of Haunted Air.

Photo courtesy of Haunted Air.

Like what you see?  Check out Ossian Brown’s book, Haunted Air: A Collection of anonymous Hallowe’en photographs, American 1875-1955.

Links:

http://gravesandghouls.tumblr.com/post/61546810351/creepy-halloween-costumes-from-the-book-haunted

http://staceyigraham.blogspot.com/2011/10/victorian-halloween-costumes-with-dash.html

http://jspotjackcheese.tumblr.com/post/25373480740/the-early-1900s-when-halloween-was-actually

http://www.lovethispic.com/image/38319/costumes-of-the-past

http://all-that-is-interesting.com/creepy-halloween-costumes

http://gravesandghouls.tumblr.com/post/61546810351/creepy-halloween-costumes-from-the-book-haunted

http://anappendage.blogspot.com/2013/01/ossian-brown-haunted-air-collection-of.html

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4 responses to “Creepy Costumes

  1. Jess A

    Oh my. These caused me to laugh aloud. And then….shudder.

  2. Spoon one is creepiest!!

  3. Pingback: Antique Hallowe’en Photographs | E|K|Miller Design

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