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Post-mortem photograph. Woman holding her dead child in her arms. The little girl's corpse's eyelids are painted with 'her eyes' to make her look alive for the photograph. After death photographs were a popular Victorian trend; photography was a new technology and, though expensive, afforded a new way for families to remember their past loved ones.
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The Mummies of Guanajuato Mexico The Mummies of Guanajuato are a number of naturally mummified bodies interred during a cholera outbreak around Guanajuato, Mexico in 1833. These mummies were...