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I Stumbled Upon An Abandoned Dentist’s House In Connecticut Filled With Vintage Stuff (24 Pics)
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I Stumbled Upon An Abandoned Dentist’s House In Connecticut Filled With Vintage Stuff (24 Pics)

I stumbled upon an abandoned dentist’s house in Connecticut filled with all kinds of dental equipment, photographs, books, and antiques.

Scattered throughout the two-level farmhouse were antiques which included photographs of family members, medical equipment. There were also a lot of dental and educational books everywhere. The owner studied dentistry and dental molds and human teeth could be seen in almost every room. In one room were hundreds of books, some sitting next to a piano which was decorated with antique bottles and family photos. Women’s clothing were thrown around everywhere upstairs, with a rack still intact and clothes filling every closet. Downstairs there was a cane and walker, suggesting an elderly couple lived there. It’s possible there was no family to inherit the property and all of the belongings that they left behind.

Have a look inside the dentist’s house with this virtual tour.

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The exterior

Bored Panda reached out to Bryan to find out a little bit more about him and his work.

First, we asked the artist if they had any major influences in their life that might’ve helped them to develop and refine their photography style.

“Definitely my high school photography teacher and college professors. Other photographers and contemporaries. I look at a lot of photographers’ works and draw a lot of influence from them.”

Rendering images can be quite difficult and can take quite a bit of one’s time therefore we asked Bryan to tell us a little bit about his own rendering process.

“It depends on how happy I am with how the image came out. It can take 5 minutes to a few hours. I’m a bit of a perfectionist.”

The piano room

We also asked about his favorite type of photos since Bryan is a photographer.

“I love photographs that just make you sit and think. Ones that have hidden meanings or ones that are very eye-catching in terms of color, composition, and subjects are favorites. “

We think it’s fair to assume that sometimes creative work can cause quite a burnout, therefore we asked the about how he dealt with that as well.

“Never. I love being creative as much as I can. Sometimes editing can be tedious but I find it worth it for the final photograph.”

Dental items in a bedroom

We also asked them about how people reacted to his work since his photographs are quite unusual, given that Bryan photographs abandoned houses and buildings whenever he travels somewhere.

“They always seem to have a lot of questions. There are a lot of whys’? For me, that is the best kind of reaction because I want them to be intrigued. ”

The creative process is not easy, but there are many enjoyable parts to it, especially when it comes to a subject such as photography.

“Discovering something that excites me to photograph. Finding that perfect subject always excites me the most.”

Teeth up-close

Of course, we were also curious as to why Bryan chose to photograph all of these abandoned buildings as its not his first post here on Bored Panda.

“I love the mystery of not knowing what you’re going to find inside. And I love how some places can take you back into a different time period completely.”

Photography and art, in general, is not easy and requires a lot of patience, time, resources, and in most cases even money, therefore we wanted to know how the talented comic artist started their own career in the art of photography.

“I started in high school with drawing and painting, then photography. Then I went to college for documentary film-making. “

Human teeth

Vanity in a bedroom

Lastly, we asked Bryan about his motivation. What motivates him as a photographer? Is it curiosity, the search for beauty, or meaning?

“All of these. The search for finding something beautiful and mysterious. Something that intrigues me is what motivates me to go and shoot.”

Old tintype photograph

A picture on the wall

Women’s clothes in a bedroom

The bathroom

Upstairs hallway

A filled cabinet

Holiday items and dolls

An upstairs bedroom

Old photographs

More photographs left behind

The kitchen

Upstairs bedroom

Bottles and books

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Pierre Tomas
Community Member
11 months ago

This house looks really clean to have been "abandoned" ..

Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
11 months ago

This makes me so sad. I wonder who has run through this house before and made such a mess? Animals or people?

Xan A. Du
Community Member
11 months ago (edited)

Whether it's still owned by a private person or a bank, what gives people the right to trespass? What if they were injured inside? Would they attempt to sue the owner? Sorry. I just think it's wrong.

Sean Harrison
Community Member
11 months ago

Because this isn't an abandoned home, it's a staged photo shoot.

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Pierre Tomas
Community Member
11 months ago

This house looks really clean to have been "abandoned" ..

Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
11 months ago

This makes me so sad. I wonder who has run through this house before and made such a mess? Animals or people?

Xan A. Du
Community Member
11 months ago (edited)

Whether it's still owned by a private person or a bank, what gives people the right to trespass? What if they were injured inside? Would they attempt to sue the owner? Sorry. I just think it's wrong.

Sean Harrison
Community Member
11 months ago

Because this isn't an abandoned home, it's a staged photo shoot.

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