Creepiest thing I've ever read. However, I don't know about the last thing he said... @Amy Lyons Bowe
And this is exactly why ppl should never touch old photos. The oils from their fingers and even sunlight can diminish the quality of the photos. Put on gloves when handling and make a copy to use for display. Tuck the original carefully away in an acid-free album.
Morbid Anatomy: “Death and the Lady," Vaudeville, Turn of the Century "In 1906 The Journal of the English Folk Song Society published a piece on the old English ballad “Death and the Lady.” Some enterprising female entertainer encountered the article and realized the story might be used as a great vaudeville piece about the evils of card play and alcohol."