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POIGNANT POST MORTEM CDV  CHILD w OPEN EYES  ID'D  ALAN THORNTON HAIR  CHICAGO

POIGNANT POST MORTEM CDV CHILD w OPEN EYES ID'D ALAN THORNTON HAIR CHICAGO

POIGNANT POST MORTEM CDV CHILD w OPEN EYES ID'D ALAN THORNTON HAIR CHICAGO

Victorian Post Mortem  So Sad. So beautiful. So haunting. A lasting memory for the family.

Victorian Post Mortem so sad, but infant death was very common at this time, far more so than in these modern times.

little girl on blanket

Post mortem and memento mori images. I do not claim copyright. Vintage memento mori and post mortem photography from The Skull Illusion

Edgar Allan Poe in his coffin -- On Oct.3, 1849 Poe was found on the streets of Baltimore delirious, "in great distress, and... in need of immediate assistance", according to the man who found him, Joseph W. Walker. He was taken to the Washington College Hospital, where he died on Sunday, October 7, 1849, at 5:00 in the morning. The newspapers reported he died from  "congestion of the brain", a euphemism for a disreputable cause such as alcoholism. The actual cause of death remains a…

Creepy Post-Mortem Photos From The Victorian Era - Edgar Allen Poe post-mortem. The circumstances of his death remain a mystery to this day.

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