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January 22, 2011. A couple sit near the debris left by landslides and floods in the municipality of Nova Friburgo, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
portrait of a young woman, c. 1856-1900. Possibly an after-death portrait? Photography was a new thing with the Victorian era. So taking photos of the dead, as a memento of them, became quite a thing. And the more times I look at this, the more I think that neutral, confidant air and posture is the result of the girl being a corpse.