The Museum of Hoaxes
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The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Old-Time Photo Fakery, 1900 to 1919
What do the lines on Solo cups mean?
The Cradle of the Deep, a literary hoax, 1929
The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
Swiss peasants harvest spaghetti from trees, 1957
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
Princess Caraboo, servant girl who became a princess, 1817
Dog wins art contest, 1974
The Great New York Zoo Escape Hoax, 1874
A Bear and its Hunters
A bear joins its hunters for a friendly group photo, somewhere in the Utah wilderness.


Links and References
Sloan, M. (1990). Hoaxes, Humbugs, and Spectacles. Villard Books: p.5.


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