Book of Victorian post-mortem photography: http://www.cultofweird.com/books/beyond-the-dark-veil/

Beyond the Dark Veil: Book of Post Mortem Photography

The Thanatos Archive put together this book of post mortem and mourning photography shedding light on the practice of death in the Victorian era.

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

17 Haunting Post-Mortem Photographs From The 1800s

Sleeping Beauty Post-Mortem Photography | Sleeping beauty in sepia 1890

Edwardian girls not only fascinated by their clothing, many of them also had a pure beauty as angels.

I have to say this is one of the beautiful post Mortem photos I have seen yet.    Photo by Alice M. Boughton, ~ 1910... The woman on the left is deceased while the woman on the right looks to be holding her. They look to be sisters. This is a beautiful picture though.

Untitled, [Two Women Under a Tree], 1910 (Alice Boughton) From Truth Beauty: Pictorialism and the Photograph as Art, photos from the George Eastman House at the Phillips Collection,

Memento Mori: How Victorian Mourning Photography Immortalised Loved Ones After…

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

The peculiar and morbid Victorian mourning traditions and post-mortem photography – despite the worry of being buried alive, people were comfortable with death

Myth of the Standing Postmortem Photo

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.

It was quite common – especially in the Victorian era – for family members to pose with deceased family members.

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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