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.
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.
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.
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.