Mysteries: Edison’s Pen and Lizard Man Pictures
Don Wildman examines one of Thomas Edison’s failed inventions, the (supposed) footprint of a strange reptilian creature, and the bell of a ship whose crew mysteriously disappeared.
Statue of DianaAt the Philadelphia Museum of Art is a bronze statue of Diana, the Roman goddess of the hunt. This work of art bore witness to a scandalous, turn of the century crime that rocked high society and the nation, when famous architect Stanford White was murdered by a vengeful millionaire. 960 1280
Carroll Deering's bellAt the Graveyard of the Atlantic Museum on Hatteras Island in North Carolina is the bell of the Carroll Deering, a shipping vessel whose entire crew mysteriously vanished in one of the most confounding cases in seafaring history. 960 1280
Madonna and Child statue by Alceo DossenaThe marble Madonna and Child statue by Alceo Dossena, on display at the Detroit Institute of Arts. In 1928, Dossena sued his art dealers, claiming that they had been passing off his works as ancient masterpieces without his knowledge. 960 1280
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