The Museum of Hoaxes
hoax archive hoax archive hoax archive hoax archive hoax archive
 
The Cottingley Fairies, 1917
Van Gogh's ear exhibited, 1935
The Diaphote, a television hoax, 1880
The Olympic Underwear Relay, 1956
Samsung invents the on/off switch
Iceberg floats into Sydney Harbor, 1978
Sober Sue, the woman who never smiled, 1907
Mule elected G.O.P. committeeman, 1938
The Berners Street Hoax, 1810
September Morn, the painting that shocked the censor, 1913
Mortimer Menpes
An exhibition of the art of Mortimer Menpes is being displayed at the National Library of Australia. Menpes was known for making fakes of the works of the great masters. This was in the early 20th century.
Categories: Art
Posted by The Curator on Sun Jul 21, 2002
Comments (0)
There are no comments yet for this post.
Commenting is no longer available for this post.
All text Copyright © 2014 by Alex Boese, except where otherwise indicated. All rights reserved.