HH HOLMES Legendary Chicago Serial Murderer Con Artist Vintage Photograph RP For Sale
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HH HOLMES Legendary Chicago Serial Murderer Con Artist Vintage Photograph RP:
Herman Webster Mudgett (May 16, 1861 – May 7, 1896), better known as Dr. Henry Howard Holmes or more commonly known as H. H. Holmes, was a American serial killer.
While he confessed to 27 murders, only nine could be plausibly confirmed and several of the people whom he claimed to have murdered were still alive. He is commonly said to have killed as many as 200, though this figure is only traceable to 1940s pulp magazines. Many victims were said to have been killed in a mixed-use building which he owned, located about 3 miles (5 km) west of the 1893 World's Fair: Columbian Exposition, supposedly called the World's Fair Hotel (informally called "The Murder Hotel"), though evidence suggests that the hotel portion was never truly open for business.
H. H. Holmes was executed on May 7, 1896, nine days before his 35th birthday, for the murder of his friend and accomplice Benjamin Pitezel. During his trial for the murder of Pitezel, Holmes confessed to numerous other killings…
Restoration /Re-Creation reprint of a vintage Cabinet Card photograph - a Canon Archival Quality Semi-Gloss Print. Mounted on sturdy chipboard the overall card is 4” x 6”. With Imprinted AUTOGRAPH!First Class Shipping in US. See Global Shipping Program for International.“Cabinet Card” portraits were often presented and exchanged by individuals of position, and social standing. They often replaced the “calling card” as a currency of social exchange and introduction and they came to frequently be displayed in glass “cabinets” to demonstrate acquaintance or connection in some way with the notables pictured in the portraits.
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