Clipping detailing the death of a man who was struck by lighting while working in his field. Thanatos Archive members can view his post mortem daguerreotype in our collection by clicking here. If you’re not yet a Thanatos Archive members, please review membership options here! Thanatos Archive memberships.
Colorful celluloid & tin memorial plaque (8″ x 6″) for a man named Eddie Hayes, who died in 1925. From our Mourning & Memorial section. Get Thanatos Archive subscriptions here.
The extremely rare post mortem cabinet photo of the entire family laid out in bed is part of The Thanatos Archive Collection, and will be added to the members’ section of our website on Friday, June 25 *** In the meantime, you can view our collection and support our work by getting your own Thanatos Archive membership.
The grave of William Nutter, as it appeared in January of 2019. Photo credit: Feniscowles.
Thanatos Archive members can click here to view an original 1875 CDV of this grave being worked on by the stone carver! If you are not yet a Thanatos Archive member, you can support our work by clicking here.
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Tinted Post Mortem Daguerreotype, 6th Plate
Silver plated memorial for Charles Henry Scott, with his photo (c.1869 CDV). Charles was a brakeman for Connecticut Railroad.. on August 25, 1870, he slipped and fell between two train cars and was crushed to death. This happened the day before his 26th birthday. Below is a photo of his grave, located in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Photo credit: Bill Bourbeau, 2015. <> Please remember to support our website and our work with a Thanatos Archive membership!