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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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Photograph, young girl with doll, 1900

Butterfly costume, c. I think this is a post mortem. She looks alive and well to me.I don't think it's a post mortem?

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In the nineteenth century, a morbid and curious custom has spread to various parts of the world: the photos were ”Post Mortem”. ”Post Mortem” comes from Latin, meaning after death.

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pyrrhiccomedy: “thelaughingmagician: “ heavywoodenbox: “ beelzebosss: “ In the nineteenth century, a morbid and curious custom has spread to various parts of the world: the photos were ”Post Mortem”...

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.

You can see the stand holding him up

The child on the left is supported by a stand, and her eyes look like she may have been ill. The seated child seems to still have been in good health. Often seen pinned as a post-mortem, these children were both still living when this was taken.

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The Myth of the Stand Alone Corpse-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.

12 Vintage Victorian Postmortem Photos

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These 22 Pics Show Exactly How Creepy Post-Mortem Photography Was In The Century - Dose - Your Daily Dose of Amazing

Memento Mori: Victorian Death Photos - Listverse

With the advent of photography in the Victorian era a rather unusual practice evolved. Having photos taken was very expensive and most families didn't own a camera. It is well known that mortality rates were high in this era due mostly to diseases and poor hygiene. When a loved one died the Victorians were presented

2 children posing with posing stands for Memento Mori vintage post mortem

Galerie de photos post-mortem N°1

✝✞✝✞ POST MORTEM ✞✝✞✝ Galerie de photos N°1 !!!! ATTENTION: PHOTOS MARQUANTES: DECONSEILLE AUX PERSONNES SENSIBLES !!!! Voici quelques photographies Post-Mortem (aprés la mort) de l'époque Victorienne (1837 - 1900). Avant de regarder ces photos, allez lire les informations sur ce type de photographies dans l'article POST MORTEM. Merci ! Cette photographie présente 5 enfants d'ages, de sexe et de taille différents dont l'identité est aujourd'hui inconnue. Sur cette photo la défuntes est la…

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Antique Post Mortem Two Little Boys Floor Stands Victorian Death Cabinet Photos

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