26 Oct 2016

The morbid collectors

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:08 pm on 26 October 2016

Some people collect stamps, Paul Gambino collects post mortem photos from the Victorian era. 

His assortment of photos is one of the tamer assortments featured in his book, Morbid Curiosities: Collections of the Uncommon and Bizarre.  In the book, Gambino talks to fellow collectors who covet everything from mummified body parts to haunted antiques.

Every piece in the collections has a story, and every collector does too.

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