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LL/61238
M.P. Simons
Post mortem infant in crib
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Ron Coddington
 
LL/61238 [Further details available]

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LL/61237
William Nick (traveling photographer)
Post mortem, baby in casket
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Ron Coddington
 
LL/61237 [Further details available]

2 of 28
LL/117902
Unidentified photographer
Post-mortem portrait taken in a studio
n.d.
Photograph
 
Private collection of Christopher Steiner
 
LL/117902

3 of 28
LL/65924
Stein & Wångström (Örnsköldsvik, Sweden)
Post-mortem portrait of a baby
1907 (blind stamp)
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Hector Meinhof
 
LL/65924

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LL/37241
G. Forsyth (Holl. Enzie)
Deathbed portrait of a small boy drowned in a local pond in the north of Scotland
1860 (ca)
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of John Hannavy
 
LL/37241

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LL/105671
André Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri
Post mortem of Sainte Madelaine
1865 (taken)
Carte de visite
 
Bazar Nadar / Wouter Lambrechts
 
LL/105671 [Further details available]

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LL/105663
H. Shattner (Muhlhausen)
A Mother in Mourning attire holding her deceased daughter
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Colleen Nadas
 
LL/105663

7 of 28
LL/105678
Valdemar Myhre (Svaneke, Denmark)
A post mortem portrait of a child
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Ann Vibeke Knudsen
 
LL/105678

8 of 28
LL/34128
Arthur Lee (London)
Post mortem portrait of a man
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (26 September 2009, #22 / 143)
 
LL/34128

9 of 28
LL/38836
Unidentified photographer
"In Memory of Polly, Dear Wife of George Basnett"
1876, 18 September (death)
Carte de visite
 
Private collection
 
LL/38836

10 of 28
LL/38837
Unidentified photographer
"In Memory of Polly, Dear Wife of George Basnett", back
1876, 18 September (death)
Carte de visite, back
 
Private collection
 
LL/38837

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LL/38838
Unidentified photographer
"In Memory of Polly, Dear Wife of George Basnett"
1876, 18 September (death)
Carte de visite, front and back
 
Private collection
 
LL/38838

12 of 28
LL/38835
H. Butler (Vermillion, Dakota)
Our little "Winnie"
n.d.
Carte de visite, front and back
 
Private collection
 
LL/38835 [Further details available]

13 of 28
LL/49398
Unidentified photographer
In Memory of Thomas Temple, (40 Years a faithful and Valued Servant of the Dean and Chapter of York Cathedral,) Who Died at Precentor's Court, York, March 9th, 1869, Aged 66 Years.
1869, 9 March (later)
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Jiri Madlo
 
LL/49398

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LL/67900
C.B. Broersma (Leeuwarden, Netherlands)
Mourning carte de visite "Not lost but gone before"
1890s (ca)
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of John Spotify
 
LL/67900

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LL/38839
Unidentified photographer
Untitled {Memorial portrait of a lady]
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Private collection
 
LL/38839

16 of 28
LL/38843
Unidentified photographer
Untitled [Memorial portrait]
n.d.
Carte de visite, trimmed
 
Private collection
 
LL/38843

17 of 28
LL/38844
Unidentified photographer
Untitled [Memorial portrait]
n.d.
Carte de visite, trimmed
 
Private collection
 
LL/38844

18 of 28
LL/102574
Henry Barrett (Natick, Mass)
Funeral arrangement in the form of a boot
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Laure Deratte
 
LL/102574

19 of 28
LL/64075
Unidentified photographer
Finis - We All Do Fade As a Leaf
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Nigel Maister
 
LL/64075

20 of 28
LL/118560
A. Miner (Olean, N.Y.)
A young man sits at the center of a floral wreath.
1860s
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Ron Coddington
 
LL/118560

21 of 28
LL/111920
Unidentified photographer
Post-mortem, Red Bluff, California
1872 (ca)
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Carl Mautz
 
LL/111920

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LL/111921
A.P. Flaglor (Eureka, California)
Post-mortem
1870s (ca)
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Carl Mautz
 
LL/111921

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LL/111922
J.T. Parker (Ft. Scott, Kansas)
Post-mortem portrait of William Eugene Elder
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Private collection
 
LL/111922 [Further details available]

24 of 28
LL/111926
J.N. Wilson
Post-mortem of 2-year old Thomas Manson Norwood
1867, 30 October (or later)
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Lee Eltzroth (Georgia Photographers Documentation Project)
 
LL/111926 [Further details available]

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LL/119512
Edmond Sacré
Post mortem portrait of a priest
n.d.
Carte de visite, carbon print
 
Private collection of Wilfried Vandevelde
 
LL/119512

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LL/119513
Unidentified photographer
Post mortem portrait of Priest Choppinet
1872
Carte de visite
 
Private collection of Wilfried Vandevelde
 
LL/119513

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LL/119514
Unidentified photographer
Post mortem portrait of Priest Choppinet
1872
Carte de visite, back
 
Private collection of Wilfried Vandevelde
 
LL/119514

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Babies - Post-mortem and memento mori photographs of babies and children
Backgrounds and foregrounds - Introduction to backgrounds and foregrounds
Botany - Introduction to leaves
Cartes de visite - Cartes de visite: Memorial portraits
Cartes de visite - Cartes de visite: Post-mortem portraits
Children - Post-mortem and memento mori photographs of babies and children
Christianity - Priests, monks, bishops, pilgrims, missionaries, penitents, churchwardens and holy men
Composition - Introduction to backgrounds and foregrounds
Dead - Cartes de visite: Memorial portraits
Dead - Cartes de visite: Post-mortem portraits
Dead - Floral memorials and floral wreaths
Dead - Introduction to the photography of death
Dead - Nineteenth century post-mortem and memento mori
Dead - Post-mortem and memento mori photographs of babies and children
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori - Cartes de visite: Post-mortem portraits
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori - Introduction to death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori - Nineteenth century post-mortem and memento mori
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori - Post-mortem and memento mori photographs of babies and children
Fabricated realities - Introduction to backgrounds and foregrounds
Fashion - Footwear
Feet - Footwear
Flora - Introduction to leaves
Flowers - Floral memorials and floral wreaths
Life stages - Rights of passage
Non-canonical photography - Non-canonical examples
Occupational - Priests, monks, bishops, pilgrims, missionaries, penitents, churchwardens and holy men

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