ambitions like ribbons
pyrrhiccomedy: “thelaughingmagician: “ heavywoodenbox: “ beelzebosss: “ In the nineteenth century, a morbid and curious custom has spread to various parts of the world: the photos were ”Post Mortem”...
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