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Are both men in this photo deceased? The curve of the sitting man's right arm is unnatural. What the heck is this? Maybe the sittlng man is creating proof of having killed an outlaw so he can collect the reward?

Fotografías post-mortem de la era victoriana (Apto)

Fotografías post-mortem de la era victoriana (Apto)

Post-Mortem photography was highly common during the Victorian Era, as loved ones desired to have photos to remember the deceased by. Sometimes, these photos included both the deceased and the living.

Girl with decompostion. Many times the photographer was not immediately available. (This would be an unfortunate permanent reminder of the deceased..)

Girl with decompostion. Many times the photographer was not immediately available. (This would be an unfortunate permanent reminder of the deceased.) She looks like little Wayne.

Mondo Lizzie Borden - GAVE HER MOTHER 40 WHACKS --AND WHEN SHE SAW WHAT SHE HAD DONE --- GAVE HER FATHER 41

Mondo Lizzie Borden - GAVE HER MOTHER 40 WHACKS --AND WHEN SHE SAW WHAT SHE HAD DONE --- GAVE HER FATHER 41

A partially covered person is to the dead girl's left and is helping to hold her upright for the photo (same child as in the wheelchair photo here).  ca. 1865, memento mori

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.

post mortem photography - Google zoeken

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.

Victorian Memento Mori | memento mori, ca. 1840-60

Postmortem photo: ca. [portrait of a mother and her dead child] via Secure the Shadow: Death and Photography in America, Jay Ruby, courtesy of the Strong Museum

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