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“Mirrors With Memories”: Why Did Victorians Take Pictures of Dead People? In the and early century, postmortem photography was as normal as prom photos. Post Mortem Photography, Old Photography, People Photography, Funeral Photography, Street Photography, Photography Degree, Travel Photography, Photography Sketchbook, Photography Flyer

“Mirrors With Memories”: Why Did Victorians Take Pictures of Dead People?

In the 19th and early 20th century, postmortem photography was as normal as prom photos.

Photos kept in family show Che Guevara after he was killed Ernesto Che Guevara, Post Mortem Photography, Celebrity Deaths, Fidel Castro, Family Show, World History, Popular Culture, Revolutionaries, Historical Photos

Photos kept in family show Che Guevara after he was killed

WARNING GRAPHIC PHOTOS: A man has revealed how photos showing Ernesto 'Che' Guevara's dead body in Bolivia wound up with his family in Spain.

This is al capone after his death. Despite the violence he was a part of he died a very peaceful death Real Gangster, Mafia Gangster, Al Capone, Chicago Outfit, Post Mortem Photography, Famous Graves, Bonnie Clyde, After Life, Interesting History

Al Capone. In one of the several biographies I read about Al Capone, the author made mention that during Al's time at Alcatraz, an evangelist was allowed to preach there. When he gave the invitation at the end, for those who felt led to do so, a mind-dishelved Al Capone shuffled forward to ask Jesus Christ to forgive him and come into his heart and be his Savior and Lord. Al's mind, due to syphilis contracted around age 14, had given him the mind of a 12 year old. It's never too late.

Trying on your death shroud for a photo so you could see what you looked like was not uncommon Post Mortem Pictures, Prays The Lord, Lovers Eyes, Post Mortem Photography, Momento Mori, Bizarre, Vintage Photographs, Old Pictures, Creepy

Samantha younger girl wearing her death shrowl. Sad but common in Victorian england

*CIVIL WAR ~ It looks like a scene from World War I, but this photograph shows dead Confederates in the trenches at Petersburg, Va. Confederate States Of America, America Civil War, Us History, American History, War Image, War Photography, Civil War Photos, World War I, Military History

Top 20 Great US Civil War Photographs - Listverse

If you ever saw Ken Burns’ “The Civil War” documentary, you might recall it mentioned during the final episode how many photos, daguerreotypes and tintypes were destroyed after the war. Some were used as glass for greenhouses. Among those that survive, though, are some pretty startling ones. (At least for nerdy historians like me.) This

Dennis Stock - James Dean poses in a casket in a funeral parlor in Fairmount, Indiana, in seven months before he died Willie Nelson, Magnum Photos, Morgue Photos, Dennis Stock, James Dean Photos, Post Mortem Photography, Haunting Photos, Celebrity Deaths, Famous Graves

Before he was famous: Rare pictures of Hollywood icon James Dean

Largely unseen photographs from a 1955 LIFE magazine shoot peel back the carefully constructed portrait of a troubled artist to reveal James Dean to be as comfortable back home on the family farm as he was practicing the plié in a dance studio.

Charles Joseph Whitman shot and killed 14 people from the observation deck of The University of Texas at Austin on August after murdering his wife and mother, and before being shot by Austin police. Sharon Tate Crime Scene, Charles Whitman, Austin Police, Hatfields And Mccoys, Post Mortem Pictures, Ted Bundy, Celebrity Deaths, Cold Case, Sad Stories

Charles Whitman | Photos

Charles Joseph Whitman shot and killed 14 people from the observation deck of The University of Texas at Austin on August 1, 1966, after murdering his wife and mother, and before being shot by Austin police.

The day after his execution on October Guevara's corpse was displayed to the world press in the laundry house of the Vallegrande hospital. Ernesto "Che" Guevara was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary. Indira Ghandi, Post Mortem Pictures, Ernesto Che Guevara, Historia Universal, Post Mortem Photography, Robin Wright, Celebrity Deaths, World Press, Fidel Castro

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“The corpse of Che Guevara, on display for the press the day after his death”

31 Colorized Vintage Crime Scene Photos That Bring A Violent Past Back To Life Scene Photo, True Crime, Police Officer, Past, Crime Scenes, Scene Style, Chapter 3, Forensics, Serial Killers

31 Vintage Crime Scene Photos Brought To Life In Stunning Color