The frankly massive bulge in Noir’s trousers made his memorial a popular destination for women visiting Père Lachaise for over a century...
According to local legend, the Tom Thumb of Tattershall measured just over 18 inches tall and had reached the grand old age of 101 upon his death in 1620.
Nanette (incorrectly recorded as ‘Nanetta’ on her stone) is a forgotten music hall star and little person who died with a huge following.
The Magic Roundabout was a curious and brilliant children’s TV show that ran from 1965-1977 with relentless repeats throughout the following decades
The first Ghost Train on record was not a glitzy Disney invention, but a far more humble, home-grown affair.
Known as šir-e sangi in Persian or bardšir in Bakhtiari, the ‘stone lions’ are memorials formed in a simple shape, marking the graves of regional nomads such as the Bakhtiari, Lor, and Qašqā’i.
Representative of the dancer’s ‘nomadic life,' Nureyev's Kilim rug is a phenomenal memorial to his talent.
The idea of a hunched poker-playing corpse inside a pyramid has a undeniable more public appeal.
Sainte-Marie was was a haven for pirates in the 17th and 18th centuries. Swashbucklers had to be buried somewhere...
This unassuming clear mint had one of the most bizarre taxidermy-based advertising campaigns of the 20th century.