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Two Women Under a Tree    photo by Alice M. Boughton, ~ 1910

Two Women under a Tree. Photographer: Alice M. Boughton (Despite many claims that this is a postmortem photo, I firmly believe that both these women are alive. As far as my extensive research can corroborate, Boughton did not take postmortem.

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

Incredibly creepy: The Strangest Tradition of the Victorian Era: Post-Mortem Photography

Post mortem (The mother appears to be quite young)

'Beyond the Dark Veil: Post Mortem & Mourning Photography from The Thanatos Archive'

This memento mori photo contains not a single deceased person, yet it feels more powerful than many of the post mortem images   The stark simplicity is breathtaking. And that little boy’s determined face, wearing his father’s uniform cap

Post mortem and memento mori images. I do not claim copyright. Vintage memento mori and post mortem photography from The Skull Illusion

Sisters -  the seated girl is either deceased or near death with illness. The standing sister is holding her hand up, not holding hands with her.

Sisters 1900 - the seated girl is either deceased or near death with illness. The girl standing is holding her sister's hand up, not holding hands with her.

Creepy post-mortem photography?  (Creepy photomanip . Original http://thepolaroidartist.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/serious-business1.jpg )  BTW, visit  http://darkvictoriana.foroactivo.com/

This site exists to discredit the idea of the Victorian standing post mortem photo. Post mortem photos do exist, but none of them are stand alone.