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

17 Haunting Post-Mortem Photographs From The 1800s

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!

This is a photo of research by neurologist Duchenne de Boulogne. He was experimenting with stimulation of the facial muscles by electricity, attempting to replicate different emotions and expressions. She's alive.

[Portrait of a neurologist using “Electro-stimulation”], Adrien Tournachon Victorian Medical Oddities, victorian photography via A Morning’s Work: Medical Photographs from the Burns Archive, Stanley B.

Genuinely creepy. POSSIBLE post mortem photo of the twin on the right.  Stands were sometimes used to make the deceased seem alive.  The R. Twins skin is discolored, the eyes are lifeless, arm hangs at his side and there's an unnatural leaning to his stance, whereas his brother has turned his head and is glancing up at him with trepidation. Live Siblings and surviving twins were often posed with their deceased siblings for post-mortem photos.

Live Siblings and surviving twins were often posed with their deceased siblings for post-mortem photos.

Victorian era post mortem photographer at work, Maybe thy could have done more with the hands... =\

Memento Mori: taking a photo of a deceased man being held up by a posing stand. The "posing stand" was to keep the subjects fixed and in position because of the time it took to take the photographs.

Post Mortem Photography (Video) Very beautifully done

An old Victorian post-mortem photograph. has a penchant for grotesque art, and she has at least one such memento mori piece in her houses.

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.

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.