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Grave of a Protestant woman and her Catholic husband 1888

Grave of a Protestant woman and her Catholic husband 1888

"1860s ... the boy is deceased" NO. Standing post mortems are an urban legend. Stands were used to steady people for long exposure times used in photography at that time. It's impossible to prop up a dead person in this fashion! The stand couldn't hold up that much 'dead weight', the mouth would hang open, and the head and limbs would flop down. Could a person even hold up a dead child and have her look natural? No, and a stand can't do it either!

"1860s ... the boy is deceased" NO. Standing post mortems are an urban legend. Stands were used to steady people for long exposure times used in photography at that time. It's impossible to prop up a dead person in this fashion! The stand couldn't hold up that much 'dead weight', the mouth would hang open, and the head and limbs would flop down. Could a person even hold up a dead child and have her look natural? No, and a stand can't do it either!

Nurses continued to wear the long “fever-proof” gowns, with hats that served little purpose beyond identification. No gloves or masks were worn.

Historic Nursing Uniforms: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Nurses continued to wear the long “fever-proof” gowns, with hats that served little purpose beyond identification. No gloves or masks were worn.

Three youngest daughters of the last Tsar: Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia in 1906

Three youngest daughters of the last Tsar: Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia in 1906

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