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Here is the story: Dead children tied to a tree, Village of Kobzowa (powiat of Tarnopol), 1923. Four killed Roma children tied to tree by their mentally ill mother after her husband was arrested and her Roma group dissolved. The murder took place in night of 11/12 December 1923.

The haunting portrait of an Armenia woman with tattoos on her face, indicates that she was ‘owned’ by someone as a forced wife and sex-slave during the years of the Armenian Genocide. "Grandma’s Tattoos" unveils the story of the Armenian women driven out of Ottoman Turkey during the First World War-Armenian Genocide.

Elisabeth Emmler with their children all were murdered in Auschwitz. Photo: Documentation and cultural centre of German Sinti and Roma


Resting Child Laborer

An Enforced Rest. Harry Swope, aged 15, 426 Elm St., Newport, Ky., Carrying heavy bundles of paper for a News & Sta'y Co. Location: Newport, Kentucky. August 1908

A mother holds her newborn baby in the Kovno (Lithuania) Ghetto hospital. A Jewish star is sewn onto the child's blanket, marking the baby for probable death just minutes after he or she was born. Of the 30,000 original residents of the Kovno Ghetto, which was established in the summer of 1941, less than 10% survived.

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Haunting photographs of the dead taken in Victorian age

Victorian Post Mortem Tintypes The deceased were immortalized in photographs during the Victorian era. Victorian After-Death Photos Still Ha...

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ViNtAgE Antique Post Mortem Photograph Young Girl Open Casket Coffin

Antique Post Mortem Photograph Young Girl Open Casket Coffin

I'm not entirely sure this one is real....I haven't checked the website it was taken from. It very well may just looks clearer and better than most. post mortem photography

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17 Haunting Post-Mortem Photographs From The 1800s

17 Haunting Post-Mortem Photographs From The 1800s.A murdered family:makes me believe in reincarnation.

Well...this is a creepy post mortem! Some other pinners say the young boy is deceased too, but I don't think so. The boy is terrified! Imagine you are this little innocent boy and you should pose with a dead grandmother who looks to be just digged up again. Ieeeeeuw and yikes!

1850 - I find this image heartrending. The young mother in her Sunday best, carefully holding the body of her dead baby. You have to bear in mind that photography was not very advanced at this time – she would have been required to hold that pose without moving for quite some time.

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17 Haunting Post-Mortem Photographs From The 1800s

Les Editions du Faune, magazine littéraire et artistique: La photographie post-mortem et autres arts macabres à l'époque victorienne

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The Truth Behind Victorian Post-Mortem Photography

Post-Mortem Photography was an important part of dealing with the death of a loved one in the Victorian era. This article explains the fascinating truth behind the photos of the dead.

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Sent to the asylum: The Victorian women locked up because they were suffering from stress, post natal depression and anxiety

Emma Riches, a 27-year-old mother of four, was admitted to Bethlem with "puerperal insanity," or what we would now call postnatal depression. She had suffered from the illness after the births of each of the children, and been admitted to the same hospital before.

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The Strangest Tradition of the Victorian Era: Post-Mortem Photography

Two sisters... one saying goodbye to the other. So sad...