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Find out the meanings of the different death symbols found in different cultures and religions across the globe in this detailed infographic. symbol Death and Gravestone Symbolism {Infographic La Danse Macabre, Fantasy Magic, Cemetery Art, Cemetery Headstones, Cemetery Dance, After Life, Book Of Shadows, Magick, Witchcraft

Death & Gravestone Symbolism — Cool Infographics

Death & Gravestone Symbolism from LifeInsuranceFinder.au takes an in-depth look at the most common signs and symbols used on gravestones around the world. Death is life’s ending. Because everyone who is born eventually dies, it is the center of many traditions and organizatio

Margorie McCall Photo: In Margorie McCall died & was buried after a LONG wake. That night, grave robbers exhumed her. They attempted to cut her fin. Premature Burial, Post Mortem, Knock On The Door, Mystery, Cemetery Art, Cemetery Monuments, After Life, Interesting History, Interesting Stuff

10 Horrifying Premature Burials - Listverse

Being buried prematurely is one of the most terrifying of all fears. Edgar Allan Poe wrote about it and it has been the subject matter of many horror movies. Surprisingly real life cases of this terrible mistake are more common than one might think. Years ago when embalming wasn’t as common and because of inferior

This site exists to discredit the idea of the Victorian standing post mortem photo. Post mortem photos do exist, but none of them are stand alone. Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Antique Photos, Memento Mori, Fotografia Post Mortem, Post Mortem Photography, Beautiful Young Lady, Simply Beautiful

Vintage dreamer by MementoMori-stock on DeviantArt

See the rules in my Journal DISCLAIMER: THIS IS NOT A POST MORTEM IMAGE AS SOME FOOLISH PEOPLE HAS PIN IT ON PINTEREST OR POSTED IN SEVERAL PLACES. IS A... Vintage dreamer

Ghost Babies - Boing Boing Great article on post mortem photos Victorian Photos, Victorian Era, Antique Photos, Vintage Pictures, Vintage Photographs, Memento Mori, Post Mortem Pictures, Post Mortem Photography, War Photography

Ghost Babies | Boing Boing

The traffic in dead babies is booming: daguerreotypes of dead babies, ambrotypes of dead babies, tintypes of dead babies, cartes de visite of dead babies, cabinet cards of dead babies; dead babies …

Beautiful photo of a young woman who apparently died in childbirth or shortly afterwards. The baby may also be deceased. A rare example of African American mourning photography. And damn creepy! Memento Mori, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Victorian Photos, Victorian Era, Post Mortem Pictures, Paranormal, Post Mortem Photography, After Life

Beautiful photo of a young woman who apparently died in childbirth or shortly afterwards. The baby may also be deceased. A rare example of African American mourning photography.

Nineteenth century graveyards sometimes included carved chairs (known as mourning chairs) for the comfort of visitors. Cemeteries now provide benches, sometimes in the tradition of the carved chairs. Cemetery Monuments, Cemetery Statues, Cemetery Headstones, Old Cemeteries, Cemetery Art, Graveyards, Angel Statues, Julius Caesar, Unusual Headstones

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See this image on The Definitive Funeral Planning and Information Resource: The fantastic view of a cemetery in Tokyo, Japan.

Portrait of Woman with Fur Coat: Studio portrait of a standing young woman, wearing a hat with a veil and flower, and a fur-lined coat. Victorian Photos, Victorian Women, Victorian Fashion, Vintage Fashion, Antique Photos, Victorian Era, Historical Images, Historical Clothing, Historical Costume

Portrait of Woman with Fur Coat

Studio portrait of a standing young woman, wearing a hat with a veil and flower, and a fur-lined coat. This image is part of a collection of over 6,000 glass plate negatives created by Charles J. Van Schaick. Van Schaick learned the art of photography after moving to Jackson County, Wisconsin. In 1885, he opened a studio in Black River Falls, Wisconsin and served as the town photographer for over 50 years. His work includes both studio portraits and richly varied and intimate snapshots of…

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Nineteenth Century Photography

mourning photo of deceased dog Paul Frecker - Nineteenth Century Photography

Ralph Smith, lost in the flood and buried in an unknown plot.: The Johnstown… Memento Mori, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Johnstown Flood, Post Mortem Pictures, Post Mortem Photography, American History, British History, Macabre

Ralph Smith, lost in the flood and buried in an unknown plot.: The Johnstown Flood occurred on May 31, 1889. It was the result of the catastrophic failure of the South Fork Dam situated on the Little Conemaugh River 14 miles upstream of the town of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA, made worse by several days of extremely heavy rainfall. The dam's failure unleashed a torrent of 20 million tons of water from the reservoir known as Lake Conemaugh. The flood killed 2,209 people.