Extremely Rare Original Conjoined Twins Photo ~ Post Mortem

Extremely Rare Original Conjoined Twins Photo ~ Post Mortem

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Post mortem (The mother appears to be quite young)

Post mortem (The mother appears to be quite young)

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Victorian Post Mortem Photography

Victorian Post Mortem Photography

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Beginning in the mid-1800s, post-mortem photography (or memento mori) was a popular way to honor and remember the dead. Most were taken shortly after death, and could look incredibly life-like. Photographs were expensive, so often the post-mortem picture was the only one ever taken of an individual. Families evidently thought it better to have the remembrance than to lose ithe opportunity.

Beginning in the mid-1800s, post-mortem photography (or memento mori) was a popular way to honor and remember the dead. Most were taken shortly after death, and could look incredibly life-like. Photographs were expensive, so often the post-mortem picture was the only one ever taken of an individual. Families evidently thought it better to have the remembrance than to lose ithe opportunity.

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Avete mai sentito parlare di fotografie post mortem? Si tratta di un'usanza molto diffusa in epoca vittoriana che, al di là dell'aspetto macabro, nasconde

Avete mai sentito parlare di fotografie post mortem? Si tratta di un'usanza molto diffusa in epoca vittoriana che, al di là dell'aspetto macabro, nasconde

I was informed by someone that this is, indeed, a post-mort photo, and most likely taken in Russia. I would have liked to know the story behind this. How sad for the mourners and for the person himself.

I was informed by someone that this is, indeed, a post-mort photo, and most likely taken in Russia. I would have liked to know the story behind this. How sad for the mourners and for the person himself.

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daguerreotype circa 1850's very poignant piece of post mortem photography

daguerreotype circa 1850's very poignant piece of post mortem photography

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Post Mortem Fotografie

Post Mortem Fotografie

Diploma's voor afscheidsfotografen. Post mortem fotografie is daarbij een vorm…

Diploma's voor afscheidsfotografen. Post mortem fotografie is daarbij een vorm…

post-mortem-fotografie, Germany

post-mortem-fotografie, Germany

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