12. "The Dog-Faced Boy" was one of the most popular attractions in London and Liverpool in the 1870s.
15. Grieving families would commission portraits of children's corpses, often posed as if they were still alive.
Victorian doctors did not treat women’s “hysteria” with sexual devices. An earlier version of this post relied on a historical misconception on this point, and that item has been removed from the list. H/T @vagina_museum.