Luminous-Lint - for collectors and connoisseurs of fine photography
HOME  BACK>>> Subscriptions <<< | Testimonials | Login | FREE NEWSLETTER

HomeContentsVisual indexes > Unidentified author

 
  
Standard
  
  
Unidentified author 
Do you ever photograph dead persons? 
1882 
  
Newspaper clipping 
Internet - Original source ill-defined 
I'm indebted to Rebecca Stearns for bringing this to my attention (20 October 2017) 
  
 
LL/78212 
  
Anon., 1882, 9 June, "Itinerant Photography", Iola Registar
 
"Do you ever photograph dead persons?"
 
"Parents whose children die before their pictures are taken often ask a photographer to come to the house, and they want the picture to look as natural as life. Skill is required, of course. Once when I was called in I saved a man's life. When I pulled up the eyelid to drop a little collodion to keep the eyelids firm there was a tremor and a resistance. The man was in a trance, and he soon came out of it." 
 

 
  
 
  
HOME  BACK>>> Subscriptions <<< | Testimonials | Login | FREE NEWSLETTER
 Facebook LuminousLint 
 Twitter @LuminousLint