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...

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...

Post mortem picture.  Child on left has died and family takes a last picture to remember her. Very well accepted tradition in the 1800s.    memento mori, with sister

Post mortem picture. Child on left has died and family takes a last picture to remember her. Very well accepted tradition in the 1800s. memento mori, with sister

Victorian post-mortem photography

Memento Mori: How Victorian Mourning Photography Immortalised Loved Ones After Death (PICTURES)

Vanitas met viool en kaars. De schedel staat voor sterfelijkheid. De kaars staat voor sterfelijkheid en verwelking: de kaars brandt, totdat hij opgaat. De viool staat voor muziek.

Vanitas met viool en kaars. De schedel staat voor sterfelijkheid. De kaars staat voor sterfelijkheid en verwelking: de kaars brandt, totdat hij opgaat. De viool staat voor muziek.

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