The Museum of Hoaxes
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The Lovely Feejee Mermaid, 1842
Fake Photos of Very Large Animals
Prof. Wingard's Death Ray Hoax, 1876
Female thieves hide money in their bras, 1950
Script of Casablanca rejected, 1982
The Hitler Diary Hoax, 1983
Snowball the Monster Cat, 2000
Vilcabamba, the town of very old people, 1978
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Pacific Sea Monster
A group of men show off this sea serpent that washed up on the beach at Ballard, Washington. However, the "sea serpent" appears to be the trunk of a tree.

Links and References
"Sea Serpent #3." Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Archive.
Sloan, M. (1990). Hoaxes, Humbugs, and Spectacles. Villard Books: p.2.


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