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    ca. 1845, [portrait of a gentleman holding his dead wife]



    • Cat Bee

      Postmortem photo: Man Holding Dead Wife, 'Till Death Do Us Part,' Daguerreotype circa 1845 [In era when few portraits were taken, a post-mortem photo might be the only chance to capture a likeness.]

    • k s

      ca. 1845, [portrait of a gentleman holding his dead wife] via Exposures: Photography and Death, Audrey Linkman

    • Eva Eutsler

      ca. 1845, [portrait of a gentleman holding his dead wife] Post-Mortem. Photography was very populat during the Victorian era. Often living relatives will appear in the photograph with them. The most common kind of Post Mortem is mother holding a deceased child. I haven't ever heard or seen this....

    • Jean garrison

      18 Creepy Post-Mortem Photos From The Victorian Era - ODDEE..MAN HOLDING HOS DEAD WIFE.

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