Dead Ends ~ Horatio Robley and his Severed Heads

Horatio Gordon Robley and his collection of severed heads, 1895

 

Horatio Gordon Robley (28 June 1840 – 29 October 1930) was a soldier, artist and macabre collector of Mokomokai and antiquities.

Mokomokai are the preserved heads of Māori, the indigenous people of New Zealand, where the faces have been decorated by tā moko tattooing. They became valuable trade items during the Musket Wars of the early 19th century

Research more at:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Horatio_Gordon_Robley

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mokomokai

https://www.robley.org.uk/h-g-robley.html

 

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I am the Director of Fringe Paranormal based in Toledo, Ohio.

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