1800s: Headless portraits Chris January 6, 2013 0-1899, People 2 CommentsFavourited 974 times Add to favourites 2 Responses Mary paquette January 6, 2013 This might have started with the murder of mr & mrs Borden, in Masssachusetts, hence the axe held in the picture of the two preteens outside of the New England house. I think Lizzie Borden was guilty! Do you? Reply barbara_moellmann January 6, 2013 How utterly gruesome! Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.