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Victorian paper silhouettes of famous (and infamous) scifi characters

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For his "Paper Cuts" series, designer Olly Moss created 19th century paper cutouts of some of speculative fiction's most esteemed heroes and villains. Here's a dozen or so characters done up as old timey portraits.

NOTE: The final cut is somewhat NSFW, but I couldn't help but include it.

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You can check out a full gallery of Moss' cutouts here. And here's the artist talking about his series, which was recently on display at Gallery 1988.

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Hat tip to Supachupacabra!

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Olly Moss! I will never stop praising Olly Moss for his fantabulous works! Another work of his involving silhouettes.