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Remembering the Dead in Photography.

Surgeon and photographic historian Stanley Burns. Burns has just compiled a book called "Sleeping Beauty: Memorial Photography In America." It chronicles what was a common occurrence in the late 1800s and early 1900s... taking one last photograph of a dead relative. (The book's published by Twelvetrees Press).


Other segments from the episode on November 5, 1991

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, November 5, 1991: Interview with Joe Mantegna; Interview with Stanley Burns; Commentary on the difference between "can" and "may."


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