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Post-mortem photography was commonplace in the Victorian age, when death occurred at home and was more a part of everyday life. Check out these 18 haunting examples.

18 Creepy Post-Mortem Photos From The Victorian Era

Creepy Post-Mortem Photos From The Victorian Era . A photo postcard showing a dead nun in Palermo, Sicily.

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18 Creepy Post-Mortem Photos From The Victorian Era

Yes, they both have their eyes closed but they are not dead. This is a sweet napping photo. If a Victorian was going to do a Memento Mori of their child, it would not be so undignified as to be lying on the floor with her head on the dog. There's a good chance the child is pretending to sleep for the camera.

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.

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