Weekend Compendium: 23 January 2016 with a fashion editor out of his depth, spook lights in New Zealand get up close and personal with a traveler, flappers and their corsets, and the ghosts of two murder victims.
January 23, 2016
Costume History, Crime, Death, Ephemera, Fairies and Elemental Spirits, Folklore, Fortean Mysteries, Ghosts, Grim and Grewsome, News, Scientific Oddities, Victorian, Weekend Compendium, Wonders and Curiosities
and tagged corsets, executions, fashion magazines, flappers, ghostly murder victim, hanging ropes, hangman, Haunted Ohio, Mary Seneff, New Zealand, Ohio ghosts, spook lights, Victorian fashions, weekend compendium, Weekend Compendium: 23 January 2016
Weekend Compendium: 16 January 2016
January 16, 2016
Costume History, Death, Folklore, Fortean Mysteries, Ghosts, Grim and Grewsome, Interesting People, lethal clothing, medical oddities, Mourning Customs and History, News, Social History, Spiritualism, Strange Bodies, Strange Lives, Victorian, Weekend Compendium
and tagged Dr. Henry Slade, extravagant funerals, French couture, French models, frozen ghosts, frozen to death, funeral jobs, funeral service, mannequins, Minnesota ghosts, mourning customs, mourning professions, poisoned stockings, Spiritualism, weekend compendium