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"Fine quality Victorian pendant/brooch featuring a hard stone cameo forget me not, rimmed by natural pearls and set amongst black enamel. On the reverse is a a plume of reddish brown hair accented with gold wire and a pearl. The inscription reads, “In memory of Elizabeth Elvidge who died 25th Feby aged 74 yrs” ."
Hard Stones, Nature Pearls, Hair Accent, Mourning Jewelry, Reddish Brown Hair, Black Enamels, Gold Wire, Fine Quality, Cameo Forget
Fine quality Victorian pendant/brooch featuring a hard stone cameo forget me not, rimmed by natural pearls and set amongst black enamel. On the reverse is a a plume of reddish brown hair accented with gold wire and a pearl. The inscription reads, “In memory of Elizabeth Elvidge who died 25th Feby aged 74 yrs” .
"This undated and unidentified stereo card seems very personal. I do not think it was a commercial product but made for a specific family on a visit to the family plot. A woman in mourning dress and man holding a top hat stand by two grave stones. The inscription on the larger stone is not readable but portions of the smaller stone tell a sad but common story. "John H" and "Infant Son of..." can be read."
Dark Fascinators, Amazing Graves, Drop Dead, Cemetery Art, Death, Stereo Cards, Graveside Visit, Graves Matter, Graves Stones
Graveside Visit - Half of a stereo card
"Inconsolable Grief, Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoy. Russian (1837-1887)"
Ivan Kramskoy, Russian 18371887, Ivan Nikolaevich, Russian 1837 1887, Russian Art, Funeral Flower, Inconsol Grief, Nikolaevich Kramskoy, Art Painting
'Inconsolable Grief' (1884) by Ivan Kramskoi (1837-1887), also trans. Ivan Kramskoy. Oil on canvas. Dimensions not specified. Location: The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia.
Ivan Nikolaevich Kramskoy - "Inconsolable Grief" (1884). Woman in black mourning dress, holding a handkerchief and standing near a wreath of funeral flowers.
Неутешное горе (1884), Иван Крамской. #art #painting
a man with a past
"Baby coffin carrier, early 20th century This baby coffin carrier was formerly owned by Clarks Undertakers, Wrexham."
Clark Undertaker, Early 20Th, Kinda Creepy, Coffin Carriers, 20Th Century, Baby Coffin, Funeral Garb, Creepy Stuff, Memento Mori
1870s French Jet (black glass) Earrings
French Jet, Antiques Jewelry, Jet Earrings, Totally Drop, 1870S French, 1870S Long, 1870 S, Vintage Jewelry, Long French
1870s Long French Jet Earrings, 485 dollars. These are huge— about 3 inches in total drop.
"Mourning Tiara | cast glass and metal | 1880-1890 | Bohemia"
Mourning Tiaras, Black Queens, Queen Victoria, Queens Victoria, Black Crepes, Mourning Dresses, Czech Republic, Albert Museums, Cast Glasses
Mourning tiara, 1880’s Bohemia (Czech Republic) Jet is the fossilised remains of driftwood.In Britain, the main source is Whitby, in Yorkshire.The custom of wearing mourning dress was encouraged by Queen Victoria’s prolonged mourning after the death of her husband Albert in 1861. This tiara is made of 'French jet’, a cast glass substitute for jet. As supplies of jet were not sufficient to keep up with the demand, dark cast glass known as ‘French jet’ or ‘Vauxhall glass’ was often used
mourning tiara....for a black queen ;)
Mourning Tiara, cast glass and metal, 1880-1890, Bohemia. The custom of wearing mourning dress was encouraged by Queen Victoria’s prolonged mourning after the death of her husband Albert in 1861. Formal mourning required black crepe or bombazine clothes along with a few trinkets to accentuate the general sombreness of the costume. This tiara shows that jet or its substitutes was worn at the highest level of society; only those above a certain social class would have had the occasion to wear a tiara. It is interesting that it is made of ‘French jet’, a cast glass substitute for jet. As supplies of jet were not sufficient to keep up with the demand, dark cast glass known as ‘French jet’ or ‘Vauxhall glass’ was often used. V&A Museum
Mourning tiara, 1880’s Bohemia (modern-day Czech Republic), the Victoria & Albert Museum
"This is a brooch containing a lock of Edgar Allan Poe’s hair. It was given to Sarah Elmira Royster Shelton, who was Poe’s adolescent sweetheart and became engaged to him shortly before his death in 1849"
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This is a brooch containing a lock of Edgar Allan Poe's hair. It was given to Sarah Elmira Royster Shelton, who was Poe's adolescent sweetheart and became engaged to him shortly before his death in 1849.
Brooch containing lock of Edgar Allan Poe’s hair, given to his lady friend Sarah Elmira Royster Shelton, September 1849, a short time before his unexpected death in Baltimore, 7 October 1849. -- The Edgar Allan Poe Digital Collection
"Mourning brooch dated 1881 via Lang Antiques"
Grey Hair, Mourning Brooches, Jewelry Hands, Victorian Hair Brooches, Victorian Mourning, Victorian Hairwork, Victorian Hair Jewelry, Mourning Jewelry, Hairwork Ii
Grey Hair in a Mourning Brooch
Mourning Jewelry is both beautiful and sad.
victorian mourning brooch, 1881
"ca. 1853, [Gravediggers] via the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Rubel Collection"
Vintage Photos, Vintage Occupational, Art Photography, Graves Photos, Metropolitan Museum, Historical Photography, Graves Digger, Daguerreotype Portraits, Memento Mori
Ca. 1853, [daguerreotype portrait of two gravediggers at a headstone] - via the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Photography Collection
mourning bracelet of woven hair with woman's oval portrait, dates from between 1850-55.
Deathmemento Mori, Victorian Mourning, Hair Bracelets, Vintage Bracelets, Bracelets Woven, Mourning Jewelry, Mourning Hair, Death Memento Mori, Mourning Bracelets
ca. 1850-55, [mourning bracelet woven from hair, with portrait of woman] via the Nederlands Fotomuseum, Daguerreobase
Mourning Bracelet. Hair bracelet.
Mourning jewelry woven hair of saved in one's Hair Receiver was common in the 1800's - woven hair bracelet with woman's oval portrait, dates from between 1850-55.
“In reply to many inquiries, we recommend the Maison Jay’s. This house, long established, makes mourning a speciality, and is excelled by no other house in London or Paris for the beauty of the work, the quality of the materials, or the style of manufacture.” Jay’s, Regent Street, London, advertisement, circa 1888
Mourning Interpretation, Mourning Wear, Victorian Mourning, Mourning Dresses, Death, Century Mourning
victorian mourning - Google Search
"The Widow 1851"
Mourning Wear, Mourning Dresses, James Bous
"1871, Great Britain, London, Windsor, wax seal, mourning cover." Mourning in the 19th century extended to every part of life, even stationary. The width of the black border on the stationary decreased over time, just as a woman's mourning clothing would go through lessening degrees of outward mourning until she could return to her usual clothing.
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1871, Great Britain, London, Windsor, wax seal, mourning cover via 19th Century Post
"Tintype of Two Women in Mourning," date unknown
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Ananas à Miami: Odd Vintage Photos
Tin type photo of two women mourning.
Tintype of two women in mourning. An odd image to see from the Victorian era.
Mourning dresses, 1890
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Mourning dresses, The Peterson magazine april 1890. NYPL
"Mourning costumes. (1883)"
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Mourning dresses, fashion plate from 'The Queen' 1883 - NYPL
The pictures and ad before the pictures of the breathtaking "Victorian Mourning Ensemble Doll" by Terri Davis, are meant to show what I supplied to Terri for the commission request.
“Half-mourning dress; New styles for dressing the hair. Originally published in The Peterson Magazine, March 1873."
1800S Mourning, Victorian Mourning, 19Th Century, Fashion Printables, Marching 1873, Peterson Magazines, Mourning Fashion, Mourning Gowns, Half Mourning Dresses
All Men Must Die: The Art of Victorian Mourning : "Half-mourning dress ; New styles for dressing the hair", Peterson’s Magazine, March 1873.
Mourning Gowns of the 19th Century
A Widow (c. 1868) by James Jacques Joseph Tissot
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bumble button: 1860's Fine Art work and Paintings
James Jacques Joseph Tissot (French, 1836-1902), A Widow, 1868
A Widow, 1868 by James Tissot #ART
Three women in mourning poses
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Victorian Photo Shoot
1800s Portrait of three women featured in the book The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious by W.M. Hunt. The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious presents a wonderfully idiosyncratic and compelling collection of photographs assembled around a particular theme: in each image, the gaze of the subject is averted, the face obscured or the eyes firmly closed. (via La Lettre de la Photographie and turnofthecentury)
Vintage photo 1800s Portrait of three women featured in the book The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious by W.M. Hunt. The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious presents a wonderfully idiosyncratic and compelling collection of photographs assembled around a particular theme: in each image, the gaze of the subject is averted, the face obscured or the eyes firmly closed.
Unknown photographer, Portrait of three women, 19th century / The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious (Aperture, 2011) by W.M. Hunt via  La Lettre de la Photographie
nice old photograph
from the archive of fine art photography collector, W.M. Hunt
Memorial card for Lt. Albert G. Abbott of New Brunswick, who died at Petersburg, Virginia, June 18th, 1864.
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Memorial Print for Lt. Albert G. Abbott, 1864. Lt. Albert G. Abbott of New Brunswick was an officer in the First Regiment of Maine Heavy Artillery. He died at Petersburg, Virginia, June 18th, 1864. Maine's 18th Regiment Infantry was mustered August 21, 1862 and was reorganized December 1862 as First Maine Heavy Artillery. Item # 15806 on Maine Memory Network
Memorial Print for Lt. Albert G. Abbott, 1864
"Mrs. Howes in mourning dress, c. 1860s"
Victorian Art, Post Mortem Photography, Veils, Victorian Mourning, Mourning Dresses, Dark Fashion, Victorian Fashion, Victorian Era, Families Portraits
Victorian era mourning attiree.
Creepy. Halloween family portraits
Victorian mourning dress
Victorian fashion, mourning dress
Victorian Mourning garb. Perhaps under that veil she's smiling like the Mona Lisa.
Post Mortem Photography - cover
dark fashion | Tumblr
The Fashion Criminal: Victorian Mourning Photos
1878 Expressions of grief, especially crying, became a subject of memorial photography in the 1870s. With their emphasis on the bereaved as opposed to the deceased, predated the similar concerns of memorial photography of the twentieth century. Images such as these resulted in public recognition that death also profoundly affected the living. It became common in the memorial photography of this time to see the bereaved in various mourning poses or holding photographs of the dead.
Women in mourning