Photograph of original carte de visite by Julius Brill (1816-1882) taken circa 1865. Fitz Hugh Ludlow died in 1870 addicted to morphine and alcohol and suffering from tuberculosis.
“Over the opium-eater’s coffin at least, thank God! a wife and a sister can stop weeping and say, ‘He’s free.’”
Credit: Private Collection / Contraband Collection