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Widow with two sons, she is wearing a mourning brooch with the portrait of her late husband, Albumen Cabinet Card, Circa 1900

This was said to be a postmortem. However, a base was used to steady a living person, not to prop up a dead person. Source: Wikipedia.

Until learning the tradition of post mortem photos, I had always wondered why there were wooden blocks behind some of the peoples feet. Having since learned that they are actually stands meant to hold the dead for memorial photos.

Here for your perusal is an inspiring photo of a Woman Washing Baby. It was made between 1905 and 1945 by Harris & Ewing. The image documents Harris, Martha. Baby Being Washed.

(foto post-mortem de un bebe de apenas unos meses, el niño se ve muy risueño pero la flores a su alrededor evidencian que ha pasado a mejor vida)

I love post mortem photography, the last sweet image of of a life. (Of course she died on my birthday, 97 years before I was born.

Children with curled hair by Ron Coddington, civil war era fashion

Civil War era children with curled hair. The little girl has wonderful trim on her dress. Her striped stockings are wonderful, also.

Robert Capa - Chartres, France, August 18th, 1944: Just after the liberation of the town, this French woman who had had a baby with a German soldier has her head shaved as punishment.  During the middle ages, this mark of shame, denuding a woman of what was supposed to be her most seductive feature, was commonly a punishment for adultery. Shaving women's heads as a mark of retribution and humiliation was reintroduced in the 20th century and was widespread post WW2.

Such retaliation only perpetuates evil. Robert Capa - Chartres, France, August Just after the liberation of the town, this French woman who had had a baby with a German soldier has her head shaved as punishment.

The deceased father included in this picture on a large framed photograph. Mother and children still in mourning cloths.

::::::::::: Antique Photograph :::::::::: Exquisite photograph of a young widow with her two children and a portrait of her husband who has passed away. So tender and touching.

Macabre, but true - Victorian death photos. Victorian era childhood mortality rates were extremely high, and a post-mortem photograph might have been the only image of the child the family ever had. T The subject was usually depicted so as to seem in a deep sleep, or else arranged to appear more lifelike. Children were often shown in repose on a couch or in a crib.

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.

“Exhumation of the body of #HamboLamaItigelov took place September 10 th, 2002 on the territory of cemetery near the city of #UlanUde (Russian Federation). He died and was buried in 1927 and the exhumation was performed in presence of relatives, officials, and specialists”.

Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov is a Buddhist Lama considered to have reached Nirvana, due to the lifelike state of his corpse, which is not subject to macroscopic decay. He died in 1927 and upon the latest.