People have been dressing up in costume for Halloween for many years. Here is a collection of vintage photos showing Halloween costumes through the years. These costumes look a lot scarier than some of the costumes we see now.
Myrtle Corbin, the Four-Legged Woman Myrtle's extra legs belonged to her dipygus twin sister. Myrtle worked for P. Barnum and Ringling Bros and often dressed her extra feet in shoes and stockings. Myrtle later married a doctor and had five children.
A Victorian "hidden mother' memento mori / post mortem photo / photograph. In the Victorian Era, women holding infants were often covered; because the photograph is meant to be cropped to show only the infant.