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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

How can they possibly explain these strange photos from the past.

41 Very Odd Black and White Photos That Cannot Be Explained

This strange image is just one of Black & White Photos That Cannot Be Explained"(naw, this ones easy. The kid is painting a face on the older gentleman, who has male pattered balding. His head is tilted toward the camera is all. Not so odd.

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Morbid Anatomy: Dental casts of the Extraordinary Aztec Children, 1853 : Guest Post by Kristin Hussey, Hunterian Museum, London: microcephaly

Bizarre And Creepy Photography

Bizarre And Creepy Photography

Visions Within Mechanism Industrial Surrealism by Jeffrey Scott - Baby got back (a weird one haha)!

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A Victorian "hidden mother' memento mori / post mortem photo / photograph. In the Victorian Era, women holding infants were often covered; because the photograph is meant to be cropped to show only the infant.

5th September 1927: As 'Strike Up the Band' tryouts began with difficulty in Philadelphia, rehearsals for 'Smarty' (soon to be re-named 'Funny Face') began with Fred & Adele Astaire

September As 'Strike Up the Band' tryouts began with difficulty in Philadelphia, rehearsals for 'Smarty' (soon to be re-named 'Funny Face') began with Fred & Adele Astaire

Unhappy Families... by Jeanette Winterson (Remixed by luz:alhucema)

Group of Victorian women facing backward. Unidentified photographer Ladies' hairstyles 1880 (ca) Tintype 7 x 5 in

∴ Trios ∴ the three graces, sisters, triplets & groups of 3 in art and vintage photos - Patsy Ruth Miller, Laura La Plante, Esther Ralston, early 1930s

art and vintage photos - Patsy Ruth Miller, Laura La Plante, Esther Ralston, early

Woman in Mourning by BasiliskSam, via Flickr

Tbh this is kind of a mourning outfit moment. A woman in a mourning dress On the back she’s identified as “Alice Gibson” and the studio is “J Howarth, Whetley Lane Bradford”.

Full mourning attire, photographed circa 1860. I'm surprised she isn't wearing black gloves.

“ Victorian mourning dress and veil - Mourning attire in the Victorian period was very strict. A women who was widowed was expected to wear all black crepe, long black dress, a black bonnet was worn which was adorned with a long black veil.

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.

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