Photographie post mortem

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I am so tired of seeing these photos of living people captioned as post mortem. (You can get more money for a post mortem photo. "The Truth Behind Victorian Post-Mortem Photography" Photographie Post Mortem, Fotografia Post Mortem, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Victorian Photos, Victorian Era, Victorian History, Memento Mori

The Truth Behind Victorian Post-Mortem Photography

Post-Mortem Photography was an important part of dealing with the death of a loved one in the Victorian era. This article explains the fascinating truth behind the photos of the dead.

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Cabbaging Cove

Yes, she’s dead, too. According to the photograph notes, this older child is dressed in a white gown and wedding veil, with a rosary and cross, to symbolize her being a pure “bride of Christ”. Back...

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. Memento Mori, Photographie Post Mortem, Post Mortem Pictures, Vintage Nurse, Funny Vintage, Post Mortem Photography, Empire, Civil War Photos, Before Us

Annapolis Postmortem

Said to be an army hospital nurse, this post mortem (death portrait) photograph shows a woman holding a book, possibly a small bible or testament. The revenue stamp on the back dates this image to 1864. Annapolis was the site of one of the largest Union Army Hospitals during the Civil War and at least 6 female nurses died of diseases caught while tending patients there. Four of them died in 1863 and two died in early 1865. The 1864 stamp on this image places it between those two time…

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A very "fresh" post mortem. Many times if death was expected shortly, a photographer would be sent for and be at the family's home just moments before or after death.

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. Photographie Post Mortem, Fotografia Post Mortem, Victorian Photos, Victorian Era, Victorian Fashion, Memento Mori, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Paranormal

A young dancer's postmortem photograph. The lady is dead, and is posed using a metal rod alongside her spine, and her hand is actually strapped to the screen behind her using wire, making it appear as if she is posing by herself.

: Art or a little morbid? here is a nice example of memento mori (post mortem photography. Photographie Post Mortem, Fotografia Post Mortem, Victorian Photos, Victorian Era, Memento Mori, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Moving Pictures, Vintage Photographs

Morbidly Fascinating Page Victorian Post Mortem Photography

Mother and child. Post-mortem photography.