Violetta Madalen

Violetta Madalen

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A rare memento mori post-mortem photograph from the Orient. Young boy, propped on pillows. Wish I knew what country this was from (vertical writing makes me think Japan or China), and what the words below the image said. Is it a prayer? A dedication?

A rare memento mori post-mortem photograph from the Orient. Young boy, propped on pillows. Wish I knew what country this was from (vertical writing makes me think Japan or China), and what the words below the image said. A dedication?

Teen Girl with Friends  Teen girls, all dressed in white, pose with the casket of their friend / sister. Several of them are holding white handkerchiefs.  Gelatin silver print, circa 1900.

Teen Girl with Friends Teen girls, all dressed in white, pose with the casket of their friend / sister. Several of them are holding white handkerchiefs.

A real photo postcard showing two sisters laid out in matching coffins. An inked inscription verso in a fine period hand identifies the girls as Claudia Severine Groth / Born Sept. 30, 1908 / Died Feb. 20, 1911 and Millie Cecelia / Born Dec. 25, 1910 / Died Feb. 21, 1911. Underneath this the inscription identifies their mother, Mrs E. O. Groth / Enderlin / N. Dak.

An authentic postcard showing two sisters laid out in matching coffins. An inked inscription verso in a fine period hand identifies the girls as Claudia Severine Groth / Born Sept. 1911 and Millie Cecelia / Born Dec.