Maybe Halloween was more eerie then, maybe the past inspires some sort of uncanny nostalgia within, or maybe black-and-white photos just make Halloween costumes super-sinister. Whatever it is, these photos contain the creepiest Halloween images we've ever seen—and they were all taken between 1890 and 1940. Readers beware!!!

1. Creepy Halloween critters

Aardvarks? Rats? Foxes? Other?

Creepy Vintage Halloween Aardvarks

 

2. Fortune telling animals

I think my future would look pretty bleak if I were to step into a fortune-telling booth with these

Creepy Vintage Halloween Animals

 

3. Dolly girl

I'm not sure whether this is a child playing mother or a mother playing child. Either way, it's creepy.

Vintage Creepy HAlloween "parent"

 

4. Penny for your soul?

Maybe our ancestors didn't get dressed up as anything specific. And to be honest, they might be onto something—simply putting a hessian bag over ones head is scary enough!

Vintage halloween bag faces

 

5. Chunky ghost

Back to the hesium bag thing, it's a common horror-film motif for a reason!

Vintage Halloween Fat Ghost

 

6. Chicken man

The only thing that would make this image any weirder would be a massive grin spread across his face.

vintage chicken man

 

7. Trick or treat?

Neither! Just go away! Please!

Vintage Halloween French man

 

8. The not-so-merry pranksters

I've never liked clowns....

Vintage Halloween Jester

 

9. Marshmallow man? Is that you?

It was too early for Ghostbusters. My second guess is the Michelin Man. Maybe we'll never know.

Michelin Men

 

10. Don't leave me hanging on the telephone

Your guess is as good as mine...

Vintage Halloween Telephone Heads

 

11. M-I-C-K-E-Y  M-O-U-S-E

Something's gone seriously wrong at the Mickey Mouse Club

Creepy Vintage Mickey and Minnie 2

 

12. Eye'm watching you...

Vintage Creepy Halloween Eye

 

13... So are we

Vintage Halloween Eyes

 

For more weird vintage costumes, watch this video

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