Victorian Post-Mortem photograph of a woman who died in a factory fire

People In The 1800s Did THIS With Dead Bodies

Memento Mori - Photography -From the original poster, this is a confirmed post mortem image. yes this is creepy but also somewhat beautiful!

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Four Women Crying Tintype plate, circa 1878 Expressions of grief, especially crying, became a subject of memorial photography in the These photographs, with their emphasis on the bereaved.

This Victorian-era mourning tradition is fascinating. Warning: Pictures of dead people ahead.

17 Haunting Post-Mortem Photographs From The 1800s

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Memento Mori: How Victorian Mourning Photography Immortalised Loved Ones After Death (PICTURES)

Two Women Under a Tree    photo by Alice M. Boughton, ~ 1910

Two Women under a Tree. Photographer: Alice M. Boughton (Despite many claims that this is a postmortem photo, I firmly believe that both these women are alive. As far as my extensive research can corroborate, Boughton did not take postmortem.

Post mortem? Or photoshopped?

Sweet dreams… (30 Photos)

This site exists to discredit the idea of the Victorian standing post mortem photo. Post mortem photos do exist, but none of them are stand alone.

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Some of the dead infants and children look so healthy. Others appear worn out be the illness that killed them

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Model of monument Tenax Vitae (detail) Plaster, originally by Rinaldo Carnielo Galleria Carnielo, Florence, Tuscany, Italy.

Skulls remind us of what strangeness exists just beneath the armour of flesh. They are also pure emblems of death. In art “Memento mori” pieces symbolize our morality and death’s relationship to life. “Memento mori” translates from the Latin as “remember to die.” American illustrator, Charles Allan Gilbert (1883 – 1929), produced an acclaimed set...

10 Skull Artworks Depicting Death and Memento Mori

Kevin Best is reinterpreting the still life paintings of the Dutch Golden Age, in a new medium: photography. Kevin Best manages to freeze time and take us back

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Curious History : Victorian Death Portraiture

Victorian Death Portrait [Memento Mori in photos, typically daguerreotype, were quite common for a while.

Family photo....Father is holding deceased child. ^ This was actually very common back then. When a child family member passed on, they took one last family photo together, including the dead child.

Curious History : Victorian Death Portraiture

Father is holding deceased child: this was a legitimate practice called "Post Mortem photography". It was a booming business in the western world from circa - How very sad.