Il Libro dei Morti: Il Collezionista di Bambini che collezionò oltre 100 foto di bambini morti prematuramente |

Il Libro dei Morti: Il Collezionista di Bambini che collezionò oltre 100 foto di bambini morti prematuramente |

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.

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.

Girl with decompostion. Many times the photographer was not immediately available. (This would be an unfortunate permanent reminder of the deceased..)

Girl with decompostion. Many times the photographer was not immediately available. (This would be an unfortunate permanent reminder of the deceased..)

Memento Mori ("Remember your Mortality" in Latin) Death Photo. Victorian Era. Fireman.

Memento Mori ("Remember your Mortality" in Latin) Death Photo. Victorian Era. Fireman.

LE 10 FOTO PIÙ INQUIETANTI DELL’OTTOCENTO - La Nona Porta

LE 10 FOTO PIÙ INQUIETANTI DELL’OTTOCENTO - La Nona Porta

1860 - a deathbed or post-morteum photo of a cancer patient.  This is so disturbing I almost couldn't put it here!  But I've already pinned so many grotesque subjects...

1860 - a deathbed or post-morteum photo of a cancer patient. This is so disturbing I almost couldn't put it here! But I've already pinned so many grotesque subjects...

Victorian post-mortem photography

Victorian post-mortem photography

Is it weird ?: Post-Mortem Photography

Is it weird ?: Post-Mortem Photography

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