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Memento mori, mother with her dead child, 1865

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Photograph, young girl with doll, 1900

Fairy girl. Post mortem photo, you can see the stand holding her up, and her eyes are painted on

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The girl who is standing in the photo is the one who is dead. This is a classic example of photographic art. Notice the hands.   For people wondering how the corpse is standing up, there is a posing stand supporting the body it’s very hard to see but the stand is supporting the neck, arms and back.

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pyrrhiccomedy: “thelaughingmagician: “ heavywoodenbox: “ beelzebosss: “ In the nineteenth century, a morbid and curious custom has spread to various parts of the world: the photos were ”Post Mortem”...

You can see the stand holding him up

You can see the stand holding him up

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Viralated – 12 Vintage Victorian Postmortem Photos

12 Vintage Victorian Postmortem Photos

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Memento Mori: Victorian Death Photos - Listverse

With the advent of photography in the Victorian era a rather unusual practice evolved. Having photos taken was very expensive and most families didn't own a camera. It is well known that mortality rates were high in this era due mostly to diseases and poor hygiene. When a loved one died the Victorians were presented

✝✞✝✞ POST MORTEM  ✞✝✞✝   Galerie de photos N°1   !!!! ATTENTION: PHOTOS MARQUANTES: DECONSEILLE AUX PERSONNES SENSIBLES !!!!   Voici quelqu...

Galerie de photos post-mortem N°1

✝✞✝✞ POST MORTEM ✞✝✞✝ Galerie de photos N°1 !!!! ATTENTION: PHOTOS MARQUANTES: DECONSEILLE AUX PERSONNES SENSIBLES !!!! Voici quelques photographies Post-Mortem (aprés la mort) de l'époque Victorienne (1837 - 1900). Avant de regarder ces photos, allez lire les informations sur ce type de photographies dans l'article POST MORTEM. Merci ! Cette photographie présente 5 enfants d'ages, de sexe et de taille différents dont l'identité est aujourd'hui inconnue. Sur cette photo la défuntes est la…

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Antique Post Mortem Two Little Boys Floor Stands Victorian Death Cabinet Photos

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