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The Great Electric Sugar Swindle, 1884
A black lion: real or fake?
The most sacred relic: the Holy Foreskin, circa 800 AD
Cat that walked 3000 miles to find its owners, 1951
Lord Gordon-Gordon, robber of the robber barons, 1871
Bizarre pictographs of Emmanuel Domenech, 1860
Actress who claimed she was kidnapped by puritans, 1950
The Stone-Age Tasaday Hoax, 1971
Cursed by Allah
Rare planetary alignment decreases gravity, 1976
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
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