Living husband and dead wife...

Why we call it "the living room": In years passed, it was the habit to hold a deceased person's viewing and wake at home in the front parlor. During that time it was referred to as "the death room". The Ladies Home Journal in 1910 declared the "Death Room" as no more and henceforth the parlor would be known as the "Living Room".

The Boomschmidt Circus giant and his legless wife

Postmortem photo of a young girl, beautiful layed down on a chaise-longue, as if she's asleep.

Edgar Allen Poe

The Victorian cure for hysteria

Memento Mori - Photography -From the original poster, this is a confirmed post mortem image. Its unusual to see such injuries and very sad.

This photograph is listed on the website as a post mortem but I wonder if it is actually a medical photo showing a flesh-eating disease?

Post Mortem LIV: Edgar Allan Poe creepy

It was highly embarrassing, but Lord Russell was unable to get his wife to go anywhere without her sister's severed head??

From Carl Lewis Barnes-"The art and science of #embalming 1898"

A very lovely posed post mortem

Dead young woman. Note her hands. The frameworks fastened at the waist and neck with heavy gauge wire to position and hold the arms. The clothes were left unfastened at the back.

post morden photography So sad

notice the girl to the right, her smile and she the only who has the heart to touch her dead sibling

memento mori

Corpse child.. memento mori, Victorian era....very strange how they'd open the eyes of the dead sometimes....

Mary Todd Lincoln with the ‘ghost’ of her late husband. Deeply invested in the occult for most of her life, Mary became consumed with contacting Abraham Lincoln after his untimely assassination in 1865. She was constantly holding seances in an attempt to find her husband and around 1869 she met William H. Mumler, a well-known ‘spirit photographer’. Mumler agreed to take a picture of Mary and ...!

living skeletons

child on the left is deceased