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Dead leaders have been shown throughout history as proof of death. ---  http://news.bbc.co.uk/nol/shared/spl/hi/pop_ups/03/world_parading_the_dead/img/laun.jpg

Dead leaders have been shown throughout history as proof of death. --- http://news.bbc.co.uk/nol/shared/spl/hi/pop_ups/03/world_parading_the_dead/img/laun.jpg

Memento Mori: How Victorian Mourning Photography Immortalised Loved Ones After…                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Memento Mori: How Victorian Mourning Photography Immortalised Loved Ones After Death (PICTURES)

Victorian Post Mortem Tintypes The deceased were immortalized in photographs during the Victorian era. Victorian After-Death Photos Still Ha...

Haunting photographs of the dead taken in Victorian age

Victorian Post Mortem Tintypes The deceased were immortalized in photographs during the Victorian era. Victorian After-Death Photos Still Ha...

Victorian post mortem photography may seem strange, but for some families it was their only opportunity to have a memento of their loved one as photography was expensive at the time. Sometimes the dead were posed as if alive and sometimes are of children and babies due to the high death rate among this group at the time.

Victorian post mortem photography may seem strange, but for some families it was their only opportunity to have a memento of their loved one as photography was expensive at the time. Sometimes the dead were posed as if alive and sometimes are of children and babies due to the high death rate among this group at the time.

During a search for Victorian examples of post-mortem photography, I came across these mysterious and extremely odd vintage portraits of families in which the mother is disguised as a chair. In some cases there seems to be a real attempt to make the figure of the mother appear like an actual chair; in other cases,like this one it looks like they simply want to conceal the mother's identity. Maybe it's to keep a live child still enough to take a clear photo or to keep a deceased one in…

During a search for Victorian examples of post-mortem photography, I came across these mysterious and extremely odd vintage portraits of families in which the mother is disguised as a chair. In some cases there seems to be a real attempt to make the figure of the mother appear like an actual chair; in other cases,like this one it looks like they simply want to conceal the mother's identity. Maybe it's to keep a live child still enough to take a clear photo or to keep a deceased one in…

17 Fotografías post mórtem inquietantes de los años 1800... esta es peor que la anterior D:

17 Fotografías post mórtem inquietantes de los años 1800... esta es peor que la anterior D:

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The Bizarre Tradition Of Post-Mortem Photography From The Victorian Era

17 Fotografías post mórtem inquietantes de los años 1800

17 Fotografías post mórtem inquietantes de los años 1800

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