Bizarre 19th century Victorian ‘photshopped’ images

If you thought manipulated photographs were a relatively new trend, you haven’t seen these bizarre Victorian ‘photoshopped’ images. In the 19th century, photographers made these sensational photo composites using parts of different negatives. Images of headless people holding their own heads were very trendy at the time…kind of like the equivalent of the modern day ‘duck face’.

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Rebekah is a graphic design student living in South Carolina obsessed with all things design, technology, and J. Crew. When she’s not frantically working on projects for class, you can usually find her drinking large amounts of coffee with her laptop close beside.