All the bizarre, seldom seen, and utterly delightfully odd and strange people, places and stories from a bygone era
You might think that the story would end there: hanged on May 23, 1701—Kidd’s body grotesquely left on display alongside the River Thames…
Vidal’s corpse was said to have been beheaded and tied securely to a horse, along with his decapitated head.
There are so many tidbits about this bedazzled jumpsuit-wearing “Big Hunk O’Love” that the girls just “Can’t Help Falling in Love” with.
Some photographers would fix the eyes open, pose the deceased in action, or even paint their pupils in later.
Beware! The stories behind these artifacts will make your skin crawl.