Two closer views from Archive Image 3440. The entire post mortem photo is available to Thanatos Archive members. If you’re a member, click here now to view it. Not yet an Archive member? Review membership options here.
1 NOV 1874 • Berlin, Holmes, Ohio
DEATH 1877 • Holmes County, Ohio, USA
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Two 1910s snapshot photos of a grieving family posing with newborn / stillborn twins.
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Martha’s photo, taken in life, 1880s. Her unusual memorial photo can be seen here (archive membership required).
Close-up of Archive Image #3428. The full scan of this cabinet card, image info, and a second post mortem photo of this same little girl, are available to Thanatos Archive subscribers. If you’re a member, click here now to view cabinet card 1 of 2. Not an Archive member? Please consider supporting our work with a membership! Details here.
San Francisco fire house, Engine Co. #2, decorated and draped in mourning for the US President William McKinley, who was assassinated on September 1, 1901. Firemen, including Chief Dennis Sullivan, center, and company horses can be seen in the doorway below.
The the right are the St. George stables, and the building on the left was the California Theatre and hotel. A few years after this photo was taken, during the massive 1906 San Francisco earthquake, the hotel’s chimney collapsed, crushing Chief Sullivan to death.
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