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Is the transparent guy to the left walking along with his own coffin? or is this photo not real? GHOST PHOTOS

Is the transparent guy to the left walking along with his own coffin? or is this photo not real? GHOST PHOTOS

Why we call it "the living room": In years passed, it was the habit to hold a deceased person's viewing and wake at home in the front parlor. During that time it was referred to as "the death room". The Ladies Home Journal in 1910 declared the "Death Room" as no more and henceforth the parlor would be known as the "Living Room".

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Postmortem of boy, propped in chair Looks to be dressed in his finest clothes.

Postmortem of boy, propped in chair Looks to be dressed in his finest clothes.

Teen Girl with Friends  Teen girls, all dressed in white, pose with the casket of their friend / sister. Several of them are holding white handkerchiefs.  Gelatin silver print, circa 1900.

Teen Girl with Friends Teen girls, all dressed in white, pose with the casket of their friend / sister. Several of them are holding white handkerchiefs. Gelatin silver print, circa 1900.

Donate body to Freeman Body Ranch..(?) The body goes through three stages of decay when it's inside the cage (pictured below).  Forensic studies.

This Farm Doesn’t Grow Anything, But What They Do Is Terrifying And Necessary.

Donate body to Freeman Body Ranch..(?) The body goes through three stages of decay when it's inside the cage (pictured below). Forensic studies.

Funeral Friday!!!!! Here is a little insight into the world of funeral viewings from a funeral director intern follower of mine!! She was nice enough to share this amazing photo and some info with us. The top photo shows an elderly woman at death, or how she would look when I would be working on her. Notice this skin has a grayish, dusky hue and the vessels are very prominent. The middle photo shows the body after it has been embalmed. Embalming is the processes of flushing the body with a…

Nicole Angemi, MS, PA (ASCP) on Instagram: “Funeral Friday!!!!! Here is a little insight into the world of funeral viewings from a funeral director intern follower of mine!! She was…”

Funeral Friday!!!!! Here is a little insight into the world of funeral viewings from a funeral director intern follower of mine!! She was nice enough to share this amazing photo and some info with us. The top photo shows an elderly woman at death, or how she would look when I would be working on her. Notice this skin has a grayish, dusky hue and the vessels are very prominent. The middle photo shows the body after it has been embalmed. Embalming is the processes of flushing the body with a…

Post mortem

Post mortem

Also in our days post mortem photography is done. - This young bride was just 19 when she died in the week before her wedding. (Austria)

Also in our days post mortem photography is done. - This young bride was just 19 when she died in the week before her wedding. (Austria)

"Looking At Death:" A Conversation With Barbara Norfleet : Guest Post by Cristina Preda

We Die and See Beauty Reign by Cristina Preda on Grooveshark Following is a guest post in which one of our beloved Morbid Anatomy docents, Cristina Preda, delves deeper into one of her favorite books in the Morbid Anatomy Library: Barbara Norfleet's fabulous Looking at Death. In the course of her interview with the author/curator, Norfleet mentioned that she had compiled a tape of death-themed songs to play as accompaniment during the exhibition at Harvard. Inspired by her idea and echoing a…

Entrada de un blog antiguo, que rescato.   No obstante —oh paradoja— constreñida por el rigor del vaso que la aclara, el agua toma forma. En él se asienta, ahonda y edifica, cumple una edad am…

La muerte niña

Entrada de un blog antiguo, que rescato. No obstante —oh paradoja— constreñida por el rigor del vaso que la aclara, el agua toma forma. En él se asienta, ahonda y edifica, cumple una edad am…

This is nicely done. I like when objects of interest are included. It presents a great snapshot of who the person was in life.

Fotografías post-mortem - Blogodisea

La fotografía post-mortem (también denominada memento mori) era una costumbre del siglo XIX (época victoriana) en la que se tomaba una imagen al cadáver de un

Memento mori - girl in casket

Memento Mori: Victorian Death Photos - Listverse

With the advent of photography in the Victorian era a rather unusual practice evolved. Having photos taken was very expensive and most families didn't own a camera. It is well known that mortality rates were high in this era due mostly to diseases and poor hygiene. When a loved one died the Victorians were presented

sisters in her final rest (815×728)

Sutured Infection: Photo

An appreciative and varied trove of things historical, medical, and unusual.

sad. The little girl on floor is deceased.

17 Haunting Post-Mortem Photographs From The 1800s

This Victorian-era mourning tradition is fascinating. Warning: Pictures of dead people ahead.

Finnland, 1915