Memento Mori - Photography -From the original poster, this is a confirmed post mortem image. yes this is creepy but also somewhat beautiful!
Stunning Beauty - Victorian Post-Mortem Photography From The 1882
Victorian Era Fear of Being Buried Alive and Post-Mortem Photography
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.
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
Victorian Death Portrait [Memento Mori in photos, typically daguerreotype, were quite common for a while.
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.