Post-Mortem Photographs From The 1800s | Beginning in the mid-1800s, post-mortem photography (or memento mori) was a popular way to…

Post-Mortem Photographs From The 1800s | Beginning in the mid-1800s, post-mortem photography (or memento mori) was a popular way to…

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Skulls remind us of what strangeness exists just beneath the armour of flesh. They are also pure emblems of death. In art “Memento mori” pieces symbolize our morality and death’s relationship to life. “Memento mori” translates from the Latin as “remember to die.” American illustrator, Charles Allan Gilbert (1883 – 1929), produced an acclaimed set...

Skulls remind us of what strangeness exists just beneath the armour of flesh. They are also pure emblems of death. In art “Memento mori” pieces symbolize our morality and death’s relationship to life. “Memento mori” translates from the Latin as “remember to die.” American illustrator, Charles Allan Gilbert (1883 – 1929), produced an acclaimed set...

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victorian memento mori | Memento Mori: Victorian Death Photos / ..and they lived happily ever ...

victorian memento mori | Memento Mori: Victorian Death Photos / ..and they lived happily ever ...

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Vanitas met viool en kaars. De schedel staat voor sterfelijkheid. De kaars staat voor sterfelijkheid en verwelking: de kaars brandt, totdat hij opgaat. De viool staat voor muziek.

Vanitas met viool en kaars. De schedel staat voor sterfelijkheid. De kaars staat voor sterfelijkheid en verwelking: de kaars brandt, totdat hij opgaat. De viool staat voor muziek.

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Postmortem photography or memento mori, the photographing of a deceased person, was a common practice in the 19th and early 20th centuries. ...

Postmortem photography or memento mori, the photographing of a deceased person, was a common practice in the 19th and early 20th centuries. ...

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“Still life with skull” – old daguerrotype from 1850. I have a print of this hanging in my living room.

“Still life with skull” – old daguerrotype from 1850. I have a print of this hanging in my living room.

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Victorian post mortem photo of a little boy surrounded by his favorite things in life. Memento Mori

Victorian post mortem photo of a little boy surrounded by his favorite things in life. Memento Mori

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