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Esta mulher está morta. 32 fotografias post-mortem, uma moda mórbida do século XIX – Observador

Na época vitoriana, as famílias abastadas fotografavam os mortos quando faziam o luto. Mórbido Talvez, mas era a única recordação numa época com mortalidade elevada. Veja 32 imagens aqui.

The Strangest Tradition of the Victorian Era: Post-Mortem Photography

After the invention of daguerrotype, the memorializing habits of people have changed: they've chosen the cheap, higher quality photographs instead of expensive and not so lifelike paintings. Painting dead people was common for centuries, so it's no surprise that, in the Victorian Era, post-mortem photos also came into…

whereyoursoulscarecrow:  This is for my “Twins” album, that I will probably never get around to finishing. These two look like redheads with either green or blue eyes.

This is for my “Twins” album, that I will probably never get around to finishing. These two look like redheads with either green or blue eyes.

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.

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.

Fotografía post mortem de una mujer en el siglo XIX. Fotógrafo: L.H. Freeborn and son.

Fotografía post mortem de una mujer en el siglo XIX. Fotógrafo: L.H. Freeborn and son. Puede observarse el aparato de sujeción.

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Fotografía post mortem de dos hermanas gemelas en el siglo XIX. Kathy McMillan https://ar.pinterest.com/pin/456130268492538036/ Puede observarse parte de los aparatos de sujeción dentro de los círculos.

The girl who is standing in the photo is the one who is dead. This is a classic example of photographic art. Notice the hands.   For people wondering how the corpse is standing up, there is a posing stand supporting the body it’s very hard to see but the stand is supporting the neck, arms and back.

In the nineteenth century, a morbid and curious custom has spread to various parts of the world: the photos were ”Post Mortem”. ”Post Mortem” comes from Latin, meaning after death. The...