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...dead or not? I believe the lady in the hammock is deceased... although the usual indication of this is for another person in the posing group to have a closed book to denote the end of the story...

...dead or not? I believe the lady in the hammock is deceased... although the usual indication of this is for another person in the posing group to have a closed book to denote the end of the story...

I found this photo on the blog of a very lucky film student who was hoping they’d managed to buy a genuine post mortem photograph – I’m pretty sure they have.  You can see where the print was cut – rather roughly – and glued onto the card background. There is also an unfortunate mark that looks like it was made by a drinks glass being put down on it. Sadly there are no background details.

I found this photo on the blog of a very lucky film student who was hoping they’d managed to buy a genuine post mortem photograph – I’m pretty sure they have. You can see where the print was cut – rather roughly – and glued onto the card background. There is also an unfortunate mark that looks like it was made by a drinks glass being put down on it. Sadly there are no background details.

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ca. 1840-50, [deathbed portrait of a woman surrounded by several others] via the Musée d’Orsay

ca. 1840-50, [deathbed portrait of a woman surrounded by several others] via the Musée d’Orsay

great image for hoop length.  Note the boning at skirt hem

Civil war era cdv photo father & 3 beautiful daughters dresses match detroit mi

great image for hoop length. Note the boning at skirt hem

Skejby, Denmark, 1898, 5 children, who died by smoke poisoning on death bed

Skejby, Denmark, 1898, 5 children, who died by smoke poisoning on death bed

Wonder what the photographer scared them with.

Wonder what the photographer scared them with.

ChiaraOscura:  COSTUME Le foto post mortem  SI SCONSIGLIA LA LETTURA DI QUESTO POST...

ChiaraOscura: COSTUME Le foto post mortem SI SCONSIGLIA LA LETTURA DI QUESTO POST...

Memento Mori Photographs | Memento Mori: Victorian Death Photos / Man being held up by posting ...

Memento Mori Photographs | Memento Mori: Victorian Death Photos / Man being held up by posting ...

Deceased boy with twin brother and parents standing next to him

Deceased boy with twin brother and parents standing next to him

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