Peaceful Post Mortem Photo of Young Girl

Peaceful Post Mortem Photo of Young Girl



This is a beautiful, highly detailed (and eerie) photo of a young, deceased girl. This would be an amazing addition to your collection!

Post mortem photos are getting more difficult to find – especially in this condition!

Post-mortem photography (also known as memorial portraiture or a mourning portrait) is the practice of photographing the recently deceased. These photographs of deceased loved ones were a normal part of American and European culture in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

Commissioned by grieving families, postmortem photographs not only helped in grieving, but often represented the only visual remembrance of the deceased and were among a family’s most precious possessions.

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