Explore Queen Victoria's Reign, Mourning Jewelry, and more!

After a loved one has deceased, pray, cover all looking glasses in the house to prevent the spirit of the deceased from hiding there. Also, beware that the next reflection seen in the mirror shall be the next to die.

Victorian Superstition: After a loved one has deceased, pray, cover all looking glasses in the house to prevent the spirit of the deceased from hiding there. Also, beware that the next reflection seen in the mirror shall be the next to die.

19th Doctor | 19TH CENTURY ART OF MOURNING© E-MAIL almglm@comcast.net

Mourning litho, I find these gaudy and less emotionally honest in comparison to their hand-wrought predecessors, but still interesting.

mourning dolls

A Collection of Five Mourning Attire China Head Dolls, of various sizes, depicted in varying stages of mourning.

19TH CENTURY MOURNING BOOKS & ET

American Gilded Age book, dealing with the subject of etiquette/manners.

Miniature Victorian mourning book Cecil by RosesandRueAntiques

Miniature Victorian mourning book - Cecil and Flavel's Gift for Mourners, circa 1840s-1850s

Miniature Victorian mourning book - Cecil and Flavel's Gift for Mourners, circa

Mourning letter. Special envelopes and stationary would have been used by a household in mourning.

Special envelopes and stationary would have been used by a household in mourning.

If a man remarried soon after his first wife died, the second wife was expected to mourn the first wife! She was to wear all of the clothing for all of the stages of mourning.

ORIGINAL PINNER SAYS: If a man remarried soon after his first wife died, the second wife was expected to mourn the first wife! She was to wear all of the clothing for all of the stages of mourning.

Victorian Mourning Doll

A Victorian mourning doll from a private collector. The doll was made using the deceased woman’s hair and possibly her clothing for the dress. The coverlet is also an antique. Via The Ornamental Being.

Memento Mori - both ladies are deceased

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.

Mourning lithograph.

Soldier weeping at the tomb of Napoleon l miniature painting I started to collect mourning/sentimental jewelry over 10 years ago .

Victorian Memento Mori Lithograph w/original by ecomodista on Etsy, $1550.00

Items similar to Victorian Memento Mori Lithograph w/original Carte-de-Visite Photograph, on Etsy

Pinterest
Search