Welcome back Lounger,
Enter your login details below
      Lost your Password?
Become a Lounger.
It's free. It's easy. It's a community. Get involved!

Fill out your details for instant activation as a Lifelounge community member

This gives you access to post in all forums, comment throught the entire site, get all Lifelounge Newsletters and all the updates on our unique promotions, events and initiatives.

Step 1 of 2
Username:
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email:


  Search

Vintage Forensic Photography

10 MAY 2012 | Posted By: NickJ

0
Now displaying 1 - 15 of 15

We're all for pretty and colourful pics of scantily clad, underfed models and shots of brooding, hairy-faced hipsters adorned in the latest season of over-priced garb. But give us gritty and unflinching stills of the world's dark and festering underbelly and we're happier than a corpse in a morgue. 

Most of the shots contained in the Justice and Police Museum's collection of vintage forensic photography is way too hardcore to post, but we managed to dig up a collection that delivers enough voyeuristic jollies without requiring a complimentary sick bag. 

Shot between 1910 and 1960, the stark and haunting images of old school crime scenes, mugshots and missing persons tell grim tales of past lives lost. The sepia toned shots are not only creepy as hell but taken out of context are actually really good photos. But still creepy as hell. 

More at Historic Houses Trust via twistedsifter.com 

0
WEEKLY LIFELOUNGE NEWSLETTER
   Submit
RELATED CONTENT
Mikael Aldo shoots eerie dreams
Kyle Thompson messes with the elements
Just the Two of Us by Klaus Pichler
Erna and Hrefna by Ariko Inaoka
Miley x Terry
Brandon Tauszik photographs murder shrines
Waitoa Slaughter House by Derek Henderson
Comments on this Post
There are "4" comment(s) on "Vintage Forensic Photography"

Senior Member SineadStubbins
This makes me feel like such a creep.
SineadStubbins  -  about a year ago
Reply  |  Report
Senior Member Em-T
It makes me feel creepy that I looked at the pictures and automatically said "Ooooh! Nice vintage furniture!". I have no soul.
Em-T  -  about a year ago
Senior Member SineadStubbins
As long as it wasn't the abortion room, I think you're safe Em-T.
SineadStubbins  -  about a year ago
Senior Member Em-T
Here's hoping Picture 13 is not said abortion room. Check out those couches!
Em-T  -  about a year ago

Want to talk it out?

If you’re already a Lifelounge member, simply login. Or you can connect via Facebook. If you want to stay anonymous (chicken!) just fill in this form for a once-off comment.

To sign-up to Lifelounge click here.
Your Name:
Your Email:
 


Link Image YouTube



Featured Today on Lifelounge
Underated does biblical fresco fashion
Underated does biblical fresco fashion

Posted in Fashion - about a day ago

Fresh Music Jams - volume six
Fresh Music Jams - volume six

Posted in Music - 2 days ago

Mikael Aldo shoots eerie dreams
Mikael Aldo shoots eerie dreams

Posted in Photography - 22 days ago

Daily Instagram Goodness
Also by NickJ
The drawings of Erik Svetoft
The drawings of Erik Svetoft

Posted in Art and Design - 4 months ago

Erna and Hrefna by Ariko Inaoka
Erna and Hrefna by Ariko Inaoka

Posted in Photography - 6 months ago

Miley x Terry
Miley x Terry

Posted in Photography - 6 months ago

6
Hey Glen, Best to contact Luke's reps at the Jacky...
Annabanana
 
2
I attended this concert which took place in Botani...

1 link
LeveMichael_053533
 
1
Look, it was an interesting upbringing.
Annabanana
 
1
Hey Charlie, Sounds super! Shoot Phoebe an email w...
Annabanana
 
1
Did you watch the behind-the-scenes vid, Jo? Looks...
Annabanana
 
4
Hello! everybody, give you recommend a good shoppi...
xiuchuni
 
1
I have these shoes.They are light weighted and com...

1 link
HenrySarkistan_113541
 
9
Watami, that would be Evil Dead 2 - a very fine se...
Annabanana
Seen
Mikael Aldo shoots eerie dreams
Mikael Aldo shoots eerie dreams
Mikael Aldo shoots eerie dreams