Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. Roermond, NL, 1888 Kind of pathetic and sweet. They should have purchased grave lots at a municipal cemetery.
1913 - After parcel post service was introduced in at least two children were sent by the service. With stamps attached to their clothing, the children rode with railway and city carriers to their destination. The Postmaster General quickly issued a
kevin carter and the photo that made the world weep
"Kevin Carter’s Pulitzer Prize winning photo taken in 1994 during the Sudan famine. The picture depicts a famine stricken child being stalked by a vulture. The child is crawling towards a United Nations food camp, located a kilometer away.
In the late century, "tightlacing" among women was in vogue. Émilie Marie Bouchaud (stage name Polaire) was famous for her tiny, corsetted waist, which was reported to have a circumference no greater than 16 inches.