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Category: Death in New Mexico

Death in New Mexico

New Mexico & Memento Mori

The invention of the daguerreotype in Europe in the early 1830s, followed by the advent of photography in 1839, gave way to the concept of

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Death on the Santa Fe Trail

In the 1830s Manuel Salustiano Delgado, an enterprising businessman developed cholera. He died along the Santa Fe Trail in route from Franklin, Missouri. His death

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Death in New Mexico

Disease in New Mexico

The latest threat from Covid is the Omicrom variant. In the early days no one knew about the arrival of a disease until it was

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Death in New Mexico

The Last Family Photo

Photography began in Europe in 1839. That’s when the concept of having a final image of a loved one began to take root.  The most

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Death in New Mexico

A Celebration of Death

“To the modern Mexican, death doesn’t have any meaning. …To the inhabitant of New York, Paris or London, death is a word that is never

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