Morbid Curiosities

Morbid Curiosities

Collections of the Uncommon and the Bizarre

Book - 2016
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A fascinating insight into the strange world of collectors of the macabre, 'Morbid Curiosities' features 17 unique collections and an extensive interview with each collector, explaining how and why they collect, and showcasing the most remarkable pieces from each collection. The collections include skulls, mummified body parts, occult objects and various carnival, side-show and criminal ephemera. Detailed captions tell the curious stories behind each object, many of which are being shown outside the private world of their collections for the first time.
Publisher: London, United Kingdom :, Laurence King Publishing Ltd,, 2016
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781780678665
Characteristics: 208 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm


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