Interesting site on all things death related..

“ A portrait of five elderly mourners standing around a muslin-draped open coffin. The light coming in from the two sides of the bay window is bouncing around inside the canopy over the coffin. A moth.

Abraham Lincoln, postmortem, from The Order of the Good Death:

Jean Baptiste Marie Vianney (May 1786 – August was a French parish priest who became a Catholic saint and the patron saint of parish priests.

Belgium

Belgium

A matt silver gelatin print dating from the 1920's, or shortly afterwards, showing a young girl lying in a satin-lined casket with drop-panel side. An electric light with a pleated lampshade is situated directly above her face, bathing the girl in an eerie glow. Two further light bulbs, in the shape of candle flames, are situated either side of a crucifix behind the casket. Another crucifix can just be seen on the left-hand edge of the image.  Photographer almost certainly American in…

Young Woman Lying in Casket A matt silver gelatine print dating from the or shortly afterwards, showing a young girl lying in a satin-lined casket with drop-panel side.

4" x 2.5", blank backs. | eBay!

Amazing Post Mortem Photo Set of Deceased Siblings 1860s

Shortly after you begin the embalming process, you lift the legs and start massaging blood to flow from the toes up the leg... You also do the same thing with the arms, from the fingertips.

Shortly after you begin the embalming process, you lift the legs and start massaging blood to flow from the toes up the leg. You also do the same thing with the arms, from the fingertips.

Hoerde, Germany, ca. 1900. I always wonder what people died of. Especially the little ones and they don't even look like they were sick

I always wonder what people died of. Especially the little ones and they don't even look like they were sick

Edgar Allan Poe 1809-1849 - post mortem photo

Creepy Post-Mortem Photos From The Victorian Era - Edgar Allen Poe post-mortem. The circumstances of his death remain a mystery to this day.

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