19 Photos That Prove The Past Was A Totally Terrifying Time To Be Alive

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Who knew a hospital for dolls could be such a frightening prospect? Maybe it’s the way that they’re hanging from the rail, their blank, emotionless eyes staring out at us. Or maybe it’s the random heads and body parts littered around the bottom of the window. Either way, it’s as creepy as it gets.

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Are children supposed to look this terrifying? We’ve certainly never seen any that do before. Maybe, then, it was just a quirk of the past? A haunting, let’s-please-never-go-back quirk, that is. Or perhaps, these children knew something we don’t – an even more alarming concept, if we’re honest.

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Ever wondered where J.K. Rowling got the inspiration for having Lord Voldemort on the back of Professor Quirrell’s head? We can’t say conclusively that it was this doll, but it’d be a pretty safe bet. After all, both He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named and this two-faced abomination from the 1920s are equally as terrifying.

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