14 Of The Creepiest Pictures From History That Will Terrify You

Black and white pictures are much scarier.

It might be because you can’t see color which makes things terrifying and not uplifting or, it might be because of what people in the old days went through. After all, the camera wasn’t that advanced and, they couldn’t take as many pictures as they wanted as it was quite expensive in that day and age. However, we can’t argue that these pictures aren’t spooky. 

Even if they are trying to be spooky on Halloween, there is just something unnerving about most of these pictures. And you will be able to see that for yourself by scrolling below. Although, a fair warning beforehand as some of these may be disturbing for those weak at heart. Even if we can learn a lot about our history through these pictures. These don’t hold any deeper meaning and, there are no ghosts so you don’t have to worry about that.

#1 A man wanted to be laid to rest with his doll.

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#2 People apparently posed with Mummies in 1950’s of Italy.

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#3 A doll which has another creepy face on it’s back in the 1920’s.

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#4 This picture was taken in the 1950 when wearing a burlap sack as a Halloween costume was normal.

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#5 Clowns will never not be terrifying to me.

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#6 A lovely family in the 1930’s dressed in their Halloween costumes.

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#7 This looks more like a cult than a Mickey Mouse club meeting.

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Most of these pictures don’t have any hidden meaning behind them. The reason they look so sinister is probably because of the time difference and the quality of the camera. People had a different sense of fashion back then which looks pretty weird nowadays. And men had beards that would make anyone look terrifying now a day. They also couldn’t smile in pictures because they could only take one and they didn’t want it to turn out bad.

These are just some of the reasons behind these pictures.

#8 I would have never gone to this doctor if I lived in the 1800’s.

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#9 This is the armor people used to wear in the 1800 to hunt bears.

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#10 These two children are clearly being abducted by aliens.

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#11 Just a nine year old girl looking angry.

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#12 People wearing weird costumes.

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#13 An abandoned train after the boiler was destroyed.

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#14 This is how nurses used to protect themselves against radiation in 1918.

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What did you think of these historical pictures? Do these make you want to turn back time and live back then? Or would you miss the current-day luxuries too much? Comment down below and let us know.

Malaika

Author: Malaika

Just a student with a passion for writing. 3 parts writer, 2 parts student accountant, and 2 parts nerd. Perhaps too many parts?

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