Re: Deathbed Photographs
Here's another one: |
"Wisconsin Death Trip" by Michael Lesy and Charles
Van Schaick. It's available in paperback from Amazon:
From Library Journal
As the title suggests, this is a truly
strange book. Published in 1973, it is essentially a collection of
photos taken in Black River Falls, WI, by Charles Van Schaik between
1890 and 1910. The subject matter ranges from children in coffins, to
farm animals, to family portraits of some of the grimmest-looking
people imaginable; the photos are accompanied by snippets from
newspapers. The whole package seems to confirm that the good old days
were actually awful.
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