Marina Amaral, illustrator of the wonderful history book “The Colour of Time,” busted the HuffPost using “digitally manipulated photos” in this slideshow of historic drag queens, including one of inventor Thomas Edison:

Others in the series are fakes, too:

Finding the fakes is not easy, however, even for professionals:

“It is hard to know” what’s real and what’s not:

It’s a scary thought that these might find their way into the history books one day:

Another example:

And another:

It’s not just the HuffPost that was fooled:

FWIW, some of the photos may be real: