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Post-Mortem Daguerreotype of a Young Woman with Eyes Painted on Lids* - I think this is the creepiest thing I've ever seen in my entire life...

A lot of times post mortem picutres do not bother me. But, this one is creepy. 17 Haunting Post-Mortem Photographs From The

Although not post mortem, I've always found this photo very disturbing.

I wonder if this was taken not long before the little blonde boy passed. I wonder because his little hands are blurred.

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.

This photo puzzles me more than any other. How could anyone declare this a post mortem photo?

Victorian era Post-mortem photo, 19th century  Like a delicate china doll sitting on a shelf, this child is not sitting as one normally would, but is turned to the side so that a stand can be used to hold her in place. The stand is plainly visible underneath the chair. Her thin little arms have no muscle tone whatsoever and have been carefully placed into position. The bottom of her elegant dress has been placed into a strange position as it actually extends well beyond the seat of the…

Here this little girl is sitting sideways on the chair so that the device propping her up is hidden. These 21 Victoria Era Post-Mortem Photographs Are Unsettling.

No it isn't a post mortem!!

This young man was possibly an ill child, posed for a pre-mortem photograph. His grip on the stick horse he rides appears to be that of a living person, but the tint added to his cheeks and his weak eyes contribute to the perception of sickness.

not so beautiful..a victorian dead woman..

The advent of photography in the Victorian era provided an affordable alternative to expensive painted portraits. Grieving families hired post-mortem photographers to capture what was likely to be the only image they had to remember the deceased by.

sisters in her final rest (815×728)

An authentic postcard showing two sisters laid out in matching coffins. An inked inscription verso in a fine period hand identifies the girls as Claudia Severine Groth / Born Sept. 1911 and Millie Cecelia / Born Dec.

TRAGIC POST MORTEM MOTHER with CHILD IN SAME CASKET   DIED DURING CHILDBIRTH

Mother and child - likely died in childbirth.

Are both men in this photo deceased? The curve of the sitting man's right arm is unnatural.

Very odd pose, post mortem Looks like rigor has already started.

The look on the poor mothers face.  It looks like the child died in some sort of accident. Face badly marked.

Joking Hazard

The look on the poor mothers face. It looks like the child died in some sort of accident.

I LOVE THE VICTORIAN ERA<< meee

23 Tumblr Posts About History That Are Just Really Funny

As a kid, mine was the revolutionary war.---On being a weird history nerd kid.

Jack the Ripper begins... his 1st Whitechapel murder, this would turn out to be the death of Martha Tabram, THE TIMES, London, August 10, 1888...

Jack the Ripper begins. his Whitechapel murder, this would turn out to be the death of Martha Tabram, THE TIMES, London, August

12 great historical books about the Victorian era, including a mix of historical fiction novels and historical nonfiction.

12 Books to Read If You Love 'Victoria'

12 great historical books about the Victorian era, including a mix of historical fiction novels and historical nonfiction. (The Wish saga)

Rare Vintage Pictures Show Black Gentlemen in the Victorian Era

vintage everyday: Rare Vintage Pictures Show Black Gentlemen in the Victorian Era

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from 1837 to 1902 Victorian Silhouettes

Victorian to Edwardian fashion silhouettes. Now this would make a great print vintage fashion style history

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