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FAMILY WITH A DECEASED INFANT DEAD BABY POST MORTEM DAG POSTMORTEM DAGUERREOTYPE | eBay

FAMILY WITH A DECEASED INFANT DEAD BABY POST MORTEM DAG POSTMORTEM DAGUERREOTYPE | eBay

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

17 Haunting Post-Mortem Photographs From The 1800s

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,

The Truth Behind Victorian Post-Mortem Photography

The Truth Behind Victorian Post-Mortem Photography

Typically, a post-mortem photograph depicted the dead person in a peaceful state of repose, as in a blissful deep sleep. But some of these post-mortem photos went further. Sometimes they liked to pose the deceased as if he/she was living:

“Where’s Ma? Oh, she’s the one ensconced in the rug.” (Part I) Victorian photo....very strange!

“Where’s Ma? Oh, she’s the one ensconced in the rug.” (Part I)

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.

Another being circulated as post-mortem. I can't even begin to imagine by what stretch of the imagination...

There is a lot of misunderstanding going on about antique post mortem photos showing the deceased standing upright and the use of the posing stand. The purpose of the posing stand was to keep the.

2 handsome gentlemen - one with a stand behind to make him stand straight - it took forever to have a photo taken

The Truth Behind Victorian Post-Mortem Photography

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.

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

Pretty young lady...so sad.                                                                                                                                                      More

It sounds ghoulish but many of our ancestors accepted the idea as normal: photographing the corpses of family members shortly after their death. During the Victorian era, such photographs were mean…

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