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Typhoid survivors

"Survivors of family of seven after one weeks devastation by typhoid"


What a poignant message. Of all the items in this album this is the one that I would like to identify most, and of course return it to a family member. They appear to bear a resemblance to the Young family on the previous page in the album.


From a fascinating album of cartes de visite, many images being hand-annotated on the album pages. There are many Scottish connections, and surnames include Bowie, Scotland, Gosman, Campbell etc.


See the whole album.


One of many images that I am slowly importing from my website. See the original at

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Taken circa 1870