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Daily Mirror Front Page Headline Reports Death of Ernest and Mary Hemingway

EH09826D Daily Mirror front page headline reports death of Ernest and Mary Hemingway in African plane crash, January, 1954.

Accession Number: EH09826D

Description: After their plane crash on January 23, 1954, enroute to Murchison Falls, news spread that Ernest and Mary Hemingway had been killed. Daily Mirror front page headline: "Report from Africa: Hemingway, Wife Killed in Air Crash." Includes photographs of Mary Hemingway and of Ernest Hemingway posing with a rifle and leopard.

Credit Line: Daily Mirror/Ernest Hemingway Collection. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.

Link to the Ernest Hemingway Media Gallery

January, 1954

Daily Mirror

Daily Mirror