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Madame Sarah: A Career Portrait of Sarah Bernhardt | __ she was quite an eccentric, and loved to sleep in the coffin

Madame Sarah: A Career Portrait of Sarah Bernhardt | __ she was quite an eccentric, and loved to sleep in the coffin

I believe both are deceased.  The baby is obvious but the fathers hands don't seem to be really holding the baby and his face looks...well frozen.

I believe both are deceased. The baby is obvious but the fathers hands don't seem to be really holding the baby and his face looks...well frozen.

Post Mortem photography. A rather morbid practice we just do not do anymore. NB: just saw this on another site, and it states this was a murder suicide.

Post Mortem photography. A rather morbid practice we just do not do anymore. NB: just saw this on another site, and it states this was a murder suicide.

<b>This Victorian-era mourning tradition is fascinating.</b> Warning: Pictures of dead people ahead.

17 Haunting Post-Mortem Photographs From The 1800s

<b>This Victorian-era mourning tradition is fascinating.</b> Warning: Pictures of dead people ahead.

The Truth Behind Victorian Post-Mortem Photography

The Truth Behind Victorian Post-Mortem Photography

The posing stand is not a sign of a post mortem. It was used in every century photographic studio. It was not intended, nor could it be used, to hold up dead people. It was used to help live people hold still. Thanks for the info Beverly Wilgus

20 Scary Real Photos  "Memento Mori", or post-mortem photography, normally would be on a fresh corpse already embalmed...

20 Scary Real Photos

20 Scary Real Photos "Memento Mori", or post-mortem photography, normally would be on a fresh corpse already embalmed...

Morbid Anatomy: "Looking At Death:" A Conversation With Barbara Norfleet : Guest Post by Cristina Preda

Morbid Anatomy: "Looking At Death:" A Conversation With Barbara Norfleet : Guest Post by Cristina Preda

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