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THIS IS NOT A POST MORTEM PHOTOThis girl is not dead! This is not Victorian post mortem photography. This photo was not taken after her death. If you look closely you can see the stand helping this live girl to hold still. Photo Post Mortem, Post Mortem Pictures, Memento Mori, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Fotografia Post Mortem, Portraits Victoriens, Post Mortem Photography

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Her picture taken after death, look closely you can see the stand holds her up. When a loved one died the Victorians were presented with an opportunity to imortalise their beloved in a way that was previously impossible: they could photograph them. Because of the high cost of photography, post-mortem photographs were, in many cases, the only photograph a family had of the deceased.

Albert Einstein is still considered one of the greatest minds in history. This article explains the enduring legacy of Albert Einstein. Albert Einstein Facts, Albert Einstein Photo, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Photo Star, E Mc2, Rare Photos

World Figures as children

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Jim Jones responsible for the Jonestown mass suicide - Nov. 909 men, women, and children died. Memento Mori, Fotografia Post Mortem, Religion, Lest We Forget, Interesting History, World History, Photos, Pictures, Back In The Day

Jonestown, November 18, 1978

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Black and White Vintage Photography: Take Photos Like A Pro With These Easy Tips – Black and White Photography Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Vintage Images, Old Photos, German Boys, Foto Poster, Photo Vintage, Jolie Photo, Vintage Cameras

::::::: Vintage Photograph ::::::::: German boy - 5 years old with a keen eye for photography. circa1910

This site exists to discredit the idea of the Victorian standing post mortem photo. Post mortem photos do exist, but none of them are stand alone. Memento Mori, Victorian Photos, Victorian Era, Victorian Portraits, American Civil War, American History, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Photos, Post Mortem Pictures

Looks like a soldier who didn't return alive. Can't see the stand, but his eyes are painted on. He shows no response to his daughter's holding his hand, either.

elvis presley, just can't help but love this guy.at least for his voice! elvis presley, just can't help but love this guy.at least for his voice! Lisa Marie Presley, Priscilla Presley, King Elvis Presley, Elvis And Priscilla, Elvis Presley Photos, Elvis Presley Family, Rock And Roll, Musica Elvis Presley, Tennessee

The King's style: 'Elvis Fashion' is no oxymoron

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DesertRose///Excavating the Royal Cemetery at Ur. This photo gives some idea of the depth to which some of the tombs were buried. Ur was an ancient Sumerian city-state in Mesopotamia. Located in Tell el-Muqayyar, present-day Iraq. Ancient Near East, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Artifacts, Ancient Egypt, Ancient History, Ancient Mesopotamia, Ancient Civilizations, Britisches Museum, Archaeological Discoveries

Artifacts of the Royal Cemetery of Ur

A collection of artifacts from C. Leonard Woolley's excavations of the Royal Cemetery at Ur, and the collection at the University of Pennsylvania.

A Senegalese Chief and his Griot Vintage photographic postcard, circulated in 1906 from Saint-Louis (Senegal) to Toulouse (France), undivided back, published by the photographer Edmond Fortier, Dakar. African Life, African Culture, African American History, African Style, British History, African Tribes, African Diaspora, People Of The World, In This World

An Elegant Portrait: A Senegalese Chief with his "Griot" (c.1904)

781. SÉNEGAL - Chef Indigène et son Griot. Vintage photographic postcard, c.1904, circulated in 1906 from Saint-Louis (Senegal) to Toulouse (France), undivided back, published by the photographer Edmond Fortier, Dakar. © Casas-Rodríguez Collection, 2008. Some rights reserved. creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ Whenever we look at this postcard we feel awed with so many things...

Lewis Hine: Bertha, one of the six-year old shuckers. Began work at 4 A. Maggioni Canning Co, Port Royal, South Carolina, February 1912 Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Vintage Images, Old Photos, Retro Vintage, Lewis Hine, Port Royal, Vintage Photographs, Vintage Children

Bertha, one of the six-year old shuckers. Began work at 4 A.M. Maggioni Canning Co. Location: Port Royal, South Carolina. Photograph by Lewis Wickes Hine, February 1912.

Egyptian Ring Cartouches of Ramses II and Nefertari, gold and carnelian, dynasty, ca. Antique Rings, Antique Jewelry, Silver Jewelry, Key Jewelry, Gold Jewellery, Crystal Jewelry, Jewelry Art, Jewlery, Ramses

ring, with cartouches of Ramses II and Nefertari, gold and carnelian, Egyptian, 19th dynasty, ca. 1279-1213 BCE (Louvre E31890)

photo source: RMN

Photographer Lewis Hine captured the appalling child labor conditions of early century America in stark, history-making detail. Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Victorian London, Victorian Era, Victorian Photos, Fotografia Social, Lewis Hine, Old London

Shucking Oysters, 1912.

February 1912. Port Royal, South Carolina. Nine of these children from 8 yrs. old up go to school half a day, and shuck oysters for four hours before school and three hours after on school days, and on Saturday from 4 a.m. to early afternoon. Maggioni Canning Co. Photo and caption by Lewis Wickes Hine. www.shorpy.com/node/2666?size=_original

Ramses, Cleopatra, Nefertiti: Original Egyptians Were Black? Amenhotep Iii, Ramses, Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Egyptian Kings, Egyptian Art, La Danse Macabre, Post Mortem, Egyptian Mummies

2000 Year Old Mummy Still Has Natural Hair, Real Egyptians were Black Africans

Turns out that there is some serious truth to the fact the Egyptians were Black Africans .I often wondered why Hollywood refused to accurately display movies...

The queen ღf England thrღugh the years. Let's hope she outlives this President to erase the memories of receiving an iPod filled with his speeches and capture a new photo with a more qualified and dignified POTUS. Hm The Queen, Save The Queen, Duke And Duchess, Duchess Of Cambridge, Harry Truman, Elisabeth Ii, Queen Of England, Prince Phillip, English Royalty

Long live the Queen

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