Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Ugly medieval babies

The Medieval Period was clearly a dark time for infants. Most of the artists during this era depicted babies as being not precious little angels, but ugly old men. They have tiny heads, scary faces, and terrifying expressions, as if they have been painted by someone who hated them. In the two-minute clip, embedded below, Vox explains why these medieval babies look like total creeps.


[h/t: BuzzFeed]

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