"Às vezes a gente só precisa confiar. Deixar a afobação de lado e parar de adivinhar o que vem depois. Pressa demais não escreve história. Antecipa o que ainda nem começou e às vezes finaliza o que poderia valer a pena." (Marcely Pieroni Gastaldi)
December 1907, Mrs. Ocey Snead, who was found dead in a NJ bathtub in 1909, drugged and emaciated, was at the center of scandalous murder case involving her mentally unbalanced mother and a spinster aunt who starved herself to death while awaiting trial. Along with a third sister they were thought to have conspired to drug and starve Ocey to collect $32K insurance. Were these family photo's obtained during the trial??
A new exhibition at the Museum of London showcases over 200 candid images of everyday life from London's streets spanning 150 years from 1860. An early sepia-toned (above) ahows children playing at a water trough in Barnet High Street, c.1900.