Victoriaanse portretten: op de foto met je overleden familielid - National Geographic Nederland/België
Creepy Photos and the Unbelievable Truth Behind Them
Sometimes, photographers would try to make it appear like the dead person was sleeping... Post mortem photographs. It's so sad to see the pain in the living relatives eyes :(
Post mortem (The mother appears to be quite young)
Diverse fotografen - Post-mortem foto's - Catawiki
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.
The Truth Behind Victorian Post-Mortem Photography
Post-Mortem Photography was an important part of dealing with the death of a loved one in the Victorian era. This article explains the fascinating truth behind the photos of the dead.
Postmortem of boy, propped in chair Looks to be dressed in his finest clothes.