Memento Mori Photographs | Memento Mori: Victorian Death Photos / ca. 1850

Woman and Child Sitting on the Floor by a Music Box, ca. 1850 Albert Sands Southworth (American, West Fairlee, Vermont Charlestown, Massachusetts) From the Met

Marie Our Sister- Post Mortem Photo- 1900s Antique Photograph- Dead Baby- Edwardian Mourning- Memorial Cabinet Photo- Paper Ephemera

Marie Our Sister- Post Mortem Photo- Antique Photograph- Dead Baby- Edwardian Mourning- Memorial Cabinet Photo- Paper Ephemera

one last pose

The Bizarre Tradition Of Post-Mortem Photography From The Victorian Era

Supposedly post mortem memento mori photograph of young child, but I’m not entirely convinced. That said, it would have been exceedingly difficult to get a live child to stay still for long enough to ensure a clear image, so…l

post-mortem photography

century post mortem photography, commonly sent as post cards. Okay I don't know if that's true but if it is its creepy as f

Beautiful photo of a young woman who apparently died in childbirth or shortly afterwards. The baby may also be deceased. A rare example of African American mourning photography.

Beautiful photo of a young woman who apparently died in childbirth or shortly afterwards. The baby may also be deceased. A rare example of African American mourning photography. And damn creepy!

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