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Look Here: “Scene of Death […]”

All four of the images posted below come from the website of the Historic Houses Trust (HHT) of New South Wales (NSW), which hosts an amazing digital public archive that includes forensic photography collected and created by the NSW Police between 1912 and 1964:


What intrigues me about the above photographs is how the phrase “Scene of Death” in the “title” of each one opens a valve of imagination in the viewer that the still image — last photo excepted — would probably not so easily twist open sans text… or maybe it’s just me…

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