Silk Mill Tragedy (Archive Image #3074)

 

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Cabinet cards showing the Grimshaw Silk Mill tragedy in Reading, Pennsylvania. The mill, built in 1887, was destroyed by a tornado on January 9, 1889, killing 19 and injuring 100 employees.
Members: A memorial card dedicated to the 19 victims can be seen in our memorial photography archive by [ clicking here ]. If you are not a Thanatos Archive member and would like access to our archive [ click here ].

Beyond the Dark Veil

Beyond the Dark Veil / HTF First Edition / First Printing

Our post mortem photography book! These are first editions - the first printings off of the press in 2013… relatively very few produced in comparison to the later printings. First editions, first prints are very difficult to find now.

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$137.50

Post Mortem – Boy in Library & with Pet Dog (Archive #3069B)

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Little boy at home, circa 1905. A second, very touching photo of this same deceased boy with his pet dog can be seen on our website. Links below:
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Cherry Mine Victims (Archive Image #EXCLB)

 

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Very rare stereoview showing the first two bodies pulled out of Cherry Mine on November 18, 1909, taken by an amateur photographer.
Archive members: Use the search feature and enter Cherry Mine to see the other images from this disaster currently in our collection.
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Memorial for a Mouse (Archive #3063)

Handmade folk art memorial piece for a pet mouse. A detailed close-up view of the center is available on our website at the link below. You must have a Thanatos Archive subscription and be logged into your account to view it! If you are not yet an Archive member, please visit the second link below for options. Thanks!

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