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I am going to freak a lot of people out with this. I find these Victorian post-mortem photos very interesting. They fascinate me.

Rosario Olivo in her open casket. She died in a car accident when she was 43.

Rosario Olivo in her open casket. She died in a car accident when she was

Post-Mortem Photography, Victorian Era.

Victorian Post Mortem Tintypes The deceased were immortalized in photographs during the Victorian era. Victorian After-Death Photos Still Haunt

Victorian death photo momento mori   https://www.etsy.com/listing/128845975/victorian-death-photo-of-baby-rare?ref=shop_home_active

Often posted as a Victorian postmortem photo, I think this photo is later than that. I also think the child was alive. No self respecting Victorian would take a last photo of their child on the floor.

Unlike most of these photos of deceased children, this poor babe doesn't seem to have gone peacefully.

Luvable Friends Printed Fleece Blanket, Birds

No it isn't a post mortem!!

This young man was possibly an ill child, posed for a pre-mortem photograph. His grip on the stick horse he rides appears to be that of a living person, but the tint added to his cheeks and his weak eyes contribute to the perception of sickness.

Deceased girl in her open coffin which looks like it is placed outside in a cemetery. I think it is a painted background.

POST MORTEM (Paul Frecker collection) - A glossy gelating silver print probably dating from the second quarter of the twentieth century. A pencilled inscription on the reverse of the mount reads Sister Clara's daughter / Astrid Lindholm / in Sweden.

Sad 1860s Post Mortem Tintype Photo of Baby

Sad Post Mortem Tintype Photo of Baby.-----(if I was buying from Etsy, I would ask for a death certificate)

Vintage Post Mortem Photograph - Young Lady Surrounded By Flowers - Funeral

Vintage Post Mortem Photograph - Young Lady Surrounded By Flowers - Funeral

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