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Home Decor Objects : Illustration Description 1870 Victorian Tear bottle. Those mourning the loss of loved ones would collect their tears in bottles. When the tears had evaporated, the mourning period would end. -Read More – Memento Mori, Art Nouveau, Antique Jewelry, Vintage Jewelry, Vintage Hats, La Danse Macabre, Mourning Jewelry, Victorian Era, Victorian Fashion
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Man of War funeral - 1947 first horse embalmed and buried in special-made coffin. More than people attended his funeral. Buried at Kentucky Horse Park. All The Pretty Horses, Beautiful Horses, Animals Beautiful, Post Mortem, Sport Of Kings, Thoroughbred Horse, Horses And Dogs, Racehorse, Man O
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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. Victorian Photos, Antique Photos, Vintage Photographs, Victorian Era, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Memento Mori, Post Mortem Pictures, Post Mortem Photography
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Antique Photo Album Post Mortem Photography

Victorian post mortem photography may seem strange, but for some families it was… Photo Post Mortem, Post Mortem Pictures, Victorian Photos, Victorian Era, Memento Mori, Photographie Post Mortem, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Dark Side
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Close-up post mortem

Maximiliano I Emperor of Mexico post mortem Memento Mori, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Otto Von Bismarck, Maximilian I, Post Mortem Pictures, Post Mortem Photography, Creepy Photos, After Life

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Post Mortem of a Girl who looks like she may have died from an accident.

Post Mortem of a Girl who looks like she may have died from an accident.

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Post mortem and memento mori images. Vintage memento mori and post mortem photography from The Skull Illusion

I was informed by someone that this is, indeed, a post-mort photo, and most likely taken in Russia. I would have liked to know the story behind this. How sad for the mourners and for the person himself.

This child had Down's Syndrome, which could be deadly in the Victorian Era. His eyes are clearly opened, not painted, as is evident by the glossy, sunken gaze. Photo Post Mortem, Post Mortem Pictures, Victorian Photos, Victorian Era, Death Pics, Spirit Photography, Sleep Forever, Tintype Photos, Post Mortem Photography
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this one is eerie. they could have painted the eyes to either make them more open, or completely closed

Memento Mori young adult female with stillbirth with living male. COD: complications of childbirth.

Memento Mori young adult female with stillbirth with living male. COD: complications of childbirth.

her husband says his final good bye

also her husband says good bye

last image of a young mother, died in the age of 21 in childbirth.

Post-mortem photographs of dead children helped parents recover from bereavement

𝑻𝒉𝒂𝒏𝒂𝒕𝒐𝒔𝑨𝒓𝒄𝒉𝒊𝒗𝒆🎚💀 on Instagram: “Post mortem daguerreotype set of a little girl, seated, and in her coffin. 💀 My post mortem and mourning collection can be seen @…”

1,353 Likes, 38 Comments - 𝑻𝒉𝒂𝒏𝒂𝒕𝒐𝒔𝑨𝒓𝒄𝒉𝒊𝒗𝒆🎚💀 (@thanatos.archive) on Instagram: “Post mortem daguerreotype set of a little girl, seated, and in her coffin. 💀 My post mortem and…”

Post-mortem photographs of dead children helped parents recover from bereavement

Pictured: The gruesome 19th-century portraits of dead children

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT - These chilling photographs show dead children from all over the United States who were photographed after death, often with their parents or even with their siblings.

So sad. She looked so jaundiced.

So sad, she looked so jaundice:(

young boy, dead by drowning

young boy, dead by drowning