This strange image is just one of Black & White Photos That Cannot Be Explained"(naw, this ones easy. The kid is painting a face on the older gentleman, who has male pattered balding. His head is tilted toward the camera is all. Not so odd.
Joshua Hoffine goes through all the work of creating make-up, special-effects, and sets that horror movie creators go through, but for photographs. Scary skull smiling back from the mirror. Like a haunted mummy, waiting for your return.