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

    Fairy girl. Post mortem photo, you can see the stand holding her up, and her eyes are painted on

    King Ludwig II of Bavaria


    The Tea House at King Ludwig II's Linderhof Castle, Bavaria Germany

    The first known version of the photograph of the beautiful young woman boldly posed for the camera in a sheer gauze peignoir was circulated in 1914. Labeled "Kaloma,"

    FDR with his father James Roosevelt. FDR is sixteen months old in this photograph. 1883

    Before their burial, the deceased would be photographed in their best clothes and 'posing' (propped up) with their living relatives. In some instances, eyes were painted onto the closed eyelids of the deceased to make them appear alive. In Victorian times when photographs were rare, this might be the only photo the family had of their dearly departed.

    Sharon Tate, in a photograph taken by Jay Sebring, the day before their murders. This is such a sad photo of what might have been.

    Linderhof (King Ludwig II's bedchamber)

    Post Mortem

    Post mortem

    Vintage Post Mortem Photo

    Post mortem photo

    Train Car of King Ludwig II of Bavaria

    Ludwig II. King Of Bavaria With His Fiancée Sophie Charlotte Duchess In Bavaria.

    Maximilian II King of Bavaria

    Lovely Princess Mathilde of Bavaria (1877-1906) was one of thirteen children born to King Ludwig III and Queen Maria Theresa. Mathilde was a poet who married Prince Ludwig Gaston of the Roman Catholic branch of the House of Saxe- Coburg and Gotha. Ludwig had grown up in Brazil as the son of a German prince and a Brazilian princess. Mathilde and Ludwig had only two children before her early death from tuberculosis.

    "Mad' King Ludwig of Bavaria, The Drowned Swan King. Cabinet Card, 1886.

    farm6.staticflick... Ludwig II Of Bavaria Edelweiss Memorial Postcard