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21 Victorian Era Post-Mortem Photos Prove How Creepy The Past Used To Be

The invention of the daguerreotype in 1839 made portraiture much more commonplace, as many of those who were unable to afford the commission...

Myth of the Standing Postmortem Photo

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.

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…

The Lost Ritual of Photographing the Dead

Despite the current ubiquity of cameras, we rarely pause in our flurry of social media sharing to document one of the most significant events in all our lives: death.