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Twins post mortum. See the stands propping them up. (not sure about this one..)

Post mortem (The mother appears to be quite young)

Civil War era twins dressed alike, 1/2 plate ambrotype, sweet photo

from The Huffington Post

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

Victorian post-mortem photography

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17 Haunting Post-Mortem Photographs From The 1800s

Esta tradição do luto da era Vitoriana é fascinante. Aviso: Fotografias de pessoas mortas a seguir.

From the opulence and high-style of the late nineteenth century, we move to a poignant backyard snapshot from the early twentieth century. In all these cases, it is evident that the photograph was taken when the deceased was still at home. It is only later in the early 20th C that we begin to see portraits made at funeral homes.