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Saturday, November 21, 2015

Recent Acquisitions.

Here are some murder related cartes de visite I recently acquired. They were produced at the time of the murders and sold as souvenirs.

Jennie Cramer
Poisoned in Connecticut, 1881.
Jim Fisk
Shot in New York City, 1872
Josie Mansfield
Jim Fisk's mistress
& cause of his downfall.

Josie Langmaid
Beaten and Decapitated in
New Hampshire, 1875
Moses Sargent
Private Detective
active in the Langmaid Case
& Other N. H. murders.


DecayingAngel says:
November 23, 2015 at 9:58 AM

You are fortunate indeed to have acquired these treasures. I collect old photographs but have nothing near to them in interest and value.

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