Close-up of a dead girl’s neck, possibly dressed with medical bandaging.
Monthly Archives: November 2014
Little Girl’s Memorial Service Booklet
Memorial service booklet accompanying the post-mortem photo of Edith Mauzy Speiden.
Beautiful 1840s mourning lithograph. This is the same lithograph seen behind the woman in the source image.
Second Photo of “Standing” Boy, in Church Pew
A second photo (1/4 tintype) of the “standing” boy, this one showing him lying down, possibly in a church pew.
Letter from Dead Girl’s Parents
Original letter accompanying Helen Wiebe’s post-mortem photograph.
Funeral Hearse Scene (Emma Erickson Post-Mortem)
Emma Erickson’s funeral hearse, outside of her home.
Girl with Bandaged Throat
A close-up of the dead girl with the bandaged throat.
Additional Photo, Boys with Large Funeral Wreath
A second photo of the same funeral cross. This one is much larger than the boys’ photo, measuring 6.5″ x 4.25″, and is hand-colored.
Close-Up of Photo in Crying Woman’s Hand
A closer view of the object(s) in the crying woman’s hand, which appears to be a carte de visite of a woman.