What are some photos that scare you

25 disturbing old photos that will scare you to death

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"Catch me before I kill any more, I can't control myself!"

The elaborately arranged skeletons of the Capuchin Crypt in Rome, around 1900.

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A 19th century anthropologist flaunting a pair of shrunken heads from Ecuador.

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A young girl brought to life by French inventors.

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This portrait of a child making himself comfortable with the Krampus, around 1900.

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And this picture of an unannounced visit to a sleeping child in 1860.

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A portrait of "Lionel, the Lion-Faced Boy" in 1907, at the height of his fame.

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Lon Chaney as the friendly neighborhood clown Paul in the 1924 MGM silent film: The Man Who Got the Slap

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The grotesque sight of a headless woman at a screening on Coney Island in 1945.

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The crime scene of the night of November 11, 1974 that inspired Amityville horror.

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A dining table set for 14 unsuspecting guests in 1946.

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The childlike scribble that reads: "For God's sake, catch me before I kill any more. I can't control myself", written in 1946 by the lipstick killer.

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Four unidentified flying objects glowing in the sky at 9:35 a.m. in Salem, Massachusetts on July 15, 1952.

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A lone scientist descending into the radioactive darkness of Chernobyl in 1986.

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Medium Eva C., who forces an appearance of light between her hands on May 17, 1912.

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An apparition captured in the film at a wake, around 1920.

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A seller's glass eye collection, circa 1900.

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The dripping doll heads in a toy factory, around 1900.

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And this woman who decided in 1865 that she would rather be a doll herself.

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Entertainers unpacking their "doll" friend in 1925.

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A patient who underwent experimental electrical stimulation in 1856.

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This macabre scene of a 1910 undertaker haunted by his profession.

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This farmer who had the brilliant idea in 1937 to disguise his scarecrow as a skeleton.

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A visit from the Angel of Death in 1863.

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And this somewhat casual society, around 1910.

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