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Fotografías post-mortem de la era victoriana (Apto)

Fotografías post-mortem de la era victoriana (Apto)

Margaret Alice West  On saturday, september 30, 1865, at 3 o'clock am, of congestion of the lungs.  Daughter of William K. and Julia E. West  aged 3 years, 1 month and 10 days

'Margaret Alice West On Saturday, September at 3 o'clock am, of congestion of the lungs. Margaret Alice, infant daughter of William K. and Julia E. West aged 3 years, 1 month and 10 days'.

Memento Mori young woman ca 1920

Memento Mori young woman ca 1920

The Strangest Tradition of the Victorian Era: Post-Mortem Photography

The Strangest Tradition of the Victorian Era: Post-Mortem Photography

‘Secure the Shadow ere the Substance fade, let Nature imitate what Nature made.’ This was actually an advertising slogan first used by American post-mortem photographers.

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