Surgery Before the Discovery of Anesthesia (by brizzle born and bred)
Here the brute Harpies make their nest. (Canto XIII., line 41)
Women in an Opium den c. 1890.
Lovers’ Timeless Theme- Murder/Suicide, Crime Scene Photographs, 1942Murder/suicide in the name of love is a timeless theme throughout history. Here a man clutches the pistol used to shoot his lover and then himself. Both are fully dressed; she lies sprawled over his body. The dinner table is set for two.
Love Triangle, 1915This photographic postcard was a popular item in New York City. It visually told the time-honored tale of a love triangle. The distraught jilted lover found her man walking with his new girlfriend on the street. She shot and killed them both.