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Post-mortem photograph. King Ludwig II lying in state in the Hofkapelle (Court Chapel) of the Munich Residenz (photograph).

Empire State building, 1941, a bit lonely at that time...

from L'ancienne cour

L'ancienne cour -King Ludwig II of Bavaria -

L'ancienne cour : King Ludwig II of Bavaria

Photograph of King George V of Great Britain and Tsar Nicholas II of Russia in Berlin, 1913 -- Such fine looking gentlemen and sad to think of the horrifying events that were just around the corner for them both.

"Mad" King Ludwig of Bavaria, the drowned swan king. 1886. Interesting life, read more on blog site.

Photograph of Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower, 07/01/1955

Although I found this strange post mortem photograph on Tumblr, the faint watermark tells me that it is actually from the fabulous Thanatos Archives. I’ve seen several post mortem photos of siblings in coffins, but I think this is the first time I’ve found one that shows an entire family.

This is where King Henry VIII was enthroned in 1509. Since 1308, when it was commissioned by King Edward I, all but two monarchs have been crowned in the chair. This image was taken in 1987 when the Stone of Scone was still there.

Ludwig II. als Großmeister des Hausritterordens vom Heiligen Georg. Gabriel Schachinger, München, 1887.