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Victorian People Commonly Pose With Photos Of Deceased Loved Ones | SF Globe

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.

Victorian People Commonly Pose With Photos Of Deceased Loved Ones | SF Globe

Some pinners say memento mori, but I don't think so. The stand/brace seen behind him is not indicative of a post mortem photograph, despite what you might read on many similar pins.

Victorian People Commonly Pose With Photos Of Deceased Loved Ones | SF Globe

Post-mortem photographs were the norm during the Victorian Era in both American and European cultures. Post-mortem photographs were regarded as prized possessions among families and were often used to ease the grieving process.

15 Things You Don't Know About Post-Mortem Photography - All Clip

The unnatural eyes (painted?) and general expression of the woman suggests that she is dead. A special stand with clamps was used by photographers to hold the corpse in a standing posture.

Both of these girls are deceased. They are posed on stands to appear life like. If you look at their feet you can see the bottom of the stands....

Both of these girls are deceased. They are posed on stands to appear life like. If you look at their feet you can see the bottom of the stands.