Victorian memento mori       I find this photo very interesting and terribly sad, as well as peculiar - on the one hand it's a little ghas...

Victorian memento mori I find this photo very interesting and terribly sad, as well as peculiar - on the one hand it's a little ghas...

A 1/6 plate ambrotype below is of a small girl propped up in a chair. This and the patterned curtain behind her suggest that it was made in the home and not a studio.

A 1/6 plate ambrotype below is of a small girl propped up in a chair. This and the patterned curtain behind her suggest that it was made in the home and not a studio.

A young woman in a cap and nightgown lies with a quilt and pillows. The suggestion that the subject is only sleeping is found in many post mortem photos.

A young woman in a cap and nightgown lies with a quilt and pillows. The suggestion that the subject is only sleeping is found in many post mortem photos.

Postmortem photography or memento mori, the photographing of a deceased person, was a common practice in the 19th and early 20th centuries. ...

Postmortem photography or memento mori, the photographing of a deceased person, was a common practice in the 19th and early 20th centuries. ...

Skulls remind us of what strangeness exists just beneath the armour of flesh. They are also pure emblems of death. In art “Memento mori” pieces symbolize our morality and death’s relationship to life. “Memento mori” translates from the Latin as “remember to die.” American illustrator, Charles Allan Gilbert (1883 – 1929), produced an acclaimed set...

10 Skull Artworks Depicting Death and Memento Mori

Skulls remind us of what strangeness exists just beneath the armour of flesh. They are also pure emblems of death. In art “Memento mori” pieces symbolize our morality and death’s relationship to life. “Memento mori” translates from the Latin as “remember to die.” American illustrator, Charles Allan Gilbert (1883 – 1929), produced an acclaimed set...

Memento Mori - Limited Edition signed 11x14 pop surrealism Fine Art Print by Mab Graves - Dia de los Muertos Calaveras

LAST ONE Memento Mori - Limited Edition signed 11x14 pop surrealism Fine Art Print by Mab Graves - Dia de los Muertos Calaveras

Memento Mori - Limited Edition signed 11x14 pop surrealism Fine Art Print by Mab Graves - Dia de los Muertos Calaveras

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