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Fotografías post-mortem de la era victoriana (Apto) - Taringa!

Fotografías post-mortem de la era victoriana (Apto)

Saddest postmortem I have ever seen! The Keller Family: Emil, Mary, and old Anna Keller. Auburn, New York, January

The Raven: Beautiful Young Dead Russian Girl in Casket, Alive and at her Grave   ***___***

The Raven: Beautiful Young Dead Russian Girl in Casket, Alive and at her Grave ***___***

This is Photoshop. I've seen it pinned as memento mori and Plague

"As if the post mortem photos aren't creepy enough with the subjects posed and dressed artfully to look somewhat life-like. This one is horrifying." The victorians didn't wait that long for a post mortem.

Sarah Bernhardt Asleep in Her Coffin, Circa 1882

The great (if eccentric) actress Sara Bernhardt sleeping in her coffin, preparing for a tragic role.

Josefina Vilaseca, 12 years old, lying in state (1952). the poor girl was abused and died later

Josefina Vilaseca, 12 years old, lying in state the poor girl was abused and died later

Decomposition obvious

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

To read about  Victorian Mourning and Post-Mortem Photography Part 2: Go HERE                    Some facts about the time: In the 19th and...

Victorian post mortem photo of a little boy surrounded by his favorite things in…

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