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The man and his dead wife.
Victorian Post Mortem
Post Mortem photo
Pre mortem. This child was more likely ill. They regularly took photos of loved ones who were sick before they passed.
victorian post mortem photo
Post-mortem. I might have a problem.
Post Mortem Photography via Flickr.
If you look closely you can see the wire holding up her arm. She is actually dead.
ca. 1850 woman holding a daguerreotype of a gentleman
ca. 1840-60, [portrait of a mother and her dead child]