Poe called repeatedly for one "Reynolds," and gave vent to every indication of utter despair. Finally on Sunday morning, October 7, 1849, "He became quiet and seemed to rest for a short time. Then, gently, moving his head, he said, 'Lord help my poor soul.'" As he had lived so he died--in great misery and tragedy.   Poe is buried in the Old Western Burial Ground in Baltimore, Md. Every Jan. 19, Poe's birthday, for more than 50 yrs a man dressed in black and fedora has left cognac at Poe's…

Poe called repeatedly for one "Reynolds," and gave vent to every indication of utter despair. Finally on Sunday morning, October 7, 1849, "He became quiet and seemed to rest for a short time. Then, gently, moving his head, he said, 'Lord help my poor soul.'" As he had lived so he died--in great misery and tragedy. Poe is buried in the Old Western Burial Ground in Baltimore, Md. Every Jan. 19, Poe's birthday, for more than 50 yrs a man dressed in black and fedora has left cognac at Poe's…

The most beautiful suicide: Evelyn McHale leaped to her death from an observation deck in the Empire State Building, 1947.

The most beautiful suicide: Evelyn McHale leaped to her death from an observation deck in the Empire State Building, 1947.

If no photograph during life, then body was taken to photographer after death and posed with family. Most of the deceased were children.

Community Post: Memento Mori: Vintage Photo Meme

If no photograph during life, then body was taken to photographer after death and posed with family. Most of the deceased were children.

'Bodysnatcher dug up my murdered daughter and turned her into a doll' Natalia Chardymova spoke out after twisted Anatoly Moskvin was arrested and detained in a secure psychiatric unit......

'Bodysnatcher dug up my murdered daughter's body and turned her into doll'

'Bodysnatcher dug up my murdered daughter and turned her into a doll' Natalia Chardymova spoke out after twisted Anatoly Moskvin was arrested and detained in a secure psychiatric unit......

The families who practiced this tradition are very strong, as you can tell by their straight, emotionless face. I can not imagine my child's lifeless body resting on me one last time and me keeping it together like this.

The families who practiced this tradition are very strong, as you can tell by their straight, emotionless face. I can not imagine my child's lifeless body resting on me one last time and me keeping it together like this.

This former child actor, Skylar Deleon, who appeared on the popular kids’ TV series “Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers” was convicted in October 2008 of three counts of first-degree murder. Deleon, who was sentenced to death in April 2009, later tried to cut off his genitals in prison. He remains on death row at San Quentin State Prison.

This former child actor, Skylar Deleon, who appeared on the popular kids’ TV series “Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers” was convicted in October 2008 of three counts of first-degree murder. Deleon, who was sentenced to death in April 2009, later tried to cut off his genitals in prison. He remains on death row at San Quentin State Prison.

victorian post mortem photos | ... The Thanatos Archive - Victorian Post Mortem and Memorial Photography

victorian post mortem photos | ... The Thanatos Archive - Victorian Post Mortem and Memorial Photography

The actor who famously played Dracula asked to be dressed in his vampire attire for his open casket funeral.

The actor who famously played Dracula asked to be dressed in his vampire attire for his open casket funeral.

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