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Understanding the Victorian Tradition of Post-Mortem Photography

Content Warning: This article contains real depictions of death that some may find upsetting. While researching one branch of my family, I came across some old photographs and was startled to discover among them the photo of an infant in a coffin. It was a posed studio portrait. After some little research, I discovered that this was the only photograph taken of a child who had died unexpectedly…


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