Post mortem photography, precious angel dress so beautiful.
Little girl, Julia Taylor, with her doll. Many children died young, before penicillin. A cemetery from that era is startling—just about half, or a third are graves of young children.
cabbagingcove: “ For people photographed long enough after death that decomposition had begun to deform their face, “death masks” were not uncommon. These are not the same as the castings made of the faces of the dead that are also called “death.
Young Girl postmortem, ca.
POST MORTEM (Paul Frecker collection) - A glossy gelating silver print probably dating from the second quarter of the twentieth century. A pencilled inscription on the reverse of the mount reads Sister Clara's daughter / Astrid Lindholm / in Sweden.
Teen Girl with Friends Teen girls, all dressed in white, pose with the casket of their friend / sister. Several of them are holding white handkerchiefs.
Victorian Post Mortem so sad what a beautiful little boy (Colorized by me)
Child on chair- postmortem
Death Train robber Rube Burrow was a nationally infamous train-robber and outlaw in the Southern and Southwestern United States.