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Memento Mori: Victorian Death Photos

Memento Mori: Victorian Death Photos

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post-mortem pic of Gen. Turner Ashby

Graphic: Memento Mori Photographs | American Civil War Forums

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How can this mother look so serene while holding her deceased child? Shock, maybe.

Dead little girls.

Beautiful Victorian Post Mortem Tintype Photo Baby Winifred Dennis Warsaw NY | eBay

Mount Carmel Catholic Cemetery Hillside Illinois Antonetta Mazzitelli Sept 26, 1910 April 23 or 27 1919 Antonetta Mazzitelli Sept 26, 1910 April 23 or 27 1919

Antonetta by MistressVampy on deviantART

A beautiful little girl.

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a crown made entirely of the deceased's hair.

Victorian death photo

Young girl holds deceased infant. Quakertown, PA, circa 1910.

The Thanatos Archive / Early Post-Mortem and Memorial Photography

Elvis Presley, post mortem

The Skull Illusion - a morbid curiosity...

margaret gunning's house of dreams: "I see dead people": Victorian post-mortem photography

momento mori

Vintage pensative woman by MementoMori-stock on deviantART

Franziska Brachmann 26.8. 1988 - 9.11. 2004, car accident

Antique Photo Album Post Mortem Photography

Victorian death photo

Beautiful Pose for a post mortem

Montreal Circa 1870 by Gregory Sullivan

....probably my favorite post mortem picture...just amazingly artistic and beautiful----poor baby :(

Margaret Alice West On saturday, september 30, 1865, at 3 o'clock am, of congestion of the lungs, Margaret Alice, infant daughter of William K. and Julia E. West aged 3 years, 1 month and 10 days.

Antique Photo Album Post Mortem Photography

The smallest man The embalmed body of the smallest man who ever lived, enshrined in a decorative case of painted wood, walnut and glass. Merrick & Hertz freakshow USA - 1912

Curiomira: Wunderkammer

The boy is oddly positioned wedged in-between mom and arm of chair,legs positioned for support,arm and hand are lifeless at his side.

River Phoenix

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Mourning parents with dead child - post mortem photography