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    Both ladies are deceased - Victorian post mortem photos

  • Kahne Richard

    "Memento Mori - both ladies are deceased" Can you prove that? Looks to me like a photo that was taken for an ad of some sort. Due to the cost of photography then, no family would have paid to have anonymous photos taken. The stands were often used to remind LIVING people to stay still for the long exposure time. Standing photos of the dead are near impossible. It would be like trying to prop a cooked noodle in a corner and expecting it to stand up straight.

  • Hermione Swinford

    victorian mourning

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