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LL/37314
Unidentified photographer
A Postmortem Portrait of an Elderly Woman
1850 (ca)
Daguerreotype
9.5 x 7.5 cm
 
Musée d'Orsay
© photo RMN, Hervé Lewandowski, PHO 2001 2 1
 
LL/37314

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LL/64057
Unidentified photographer
Postmortem portrait of a mother with her dead child
n.d.
Daguerreotype, 1/2 plate
 
Private collection of Nigel Maister
 
LL/64057

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LL/44538
McClees & Germon
Postmortem daguerreotype of a young child
1854 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
 
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Record Number: 5801, Collection: Cased Photographs Collection [3139]
 
LL/44538

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LL/20433
Unknown (French)
French Post Mortem
1850
Salt print
 
Collection of Brad Feuerhelm
 
LL/20433

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LL/114437
Louis Crette
Rachel on her deathbed
1858, 4 January
Photograph, old duplicate
 
Private collection of Count Charles-André Colonna Walewski
https://colonnawalewski.ch/
 
LL/114437 [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]

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

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LL/6851
Unidentified photographer
Alphonse Daudet on his death bed, Paris
1897
 
Location and source information requested
[Further information is being sought]
 
LL/6851

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LL/41379
Unidentified photographer
Napoléon Eugène Louis Bonaparte, Prince Imperial
1879
Albumen print, photomontage, on card mount
3 1/8 x 5 1/2 in (7.8 x 14.1 cm) (image)
 
National Portrait Gallery - NPG
Given by Terence Pepper, 2009, NPG x132828
 
LL/41379

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LL/78375
Unidentified photographer
Photomontage of a post-mortem
1880 (ca)
Albumen print, photomontage
18 x 24 cm
 
Ader Nordmann
Photographs, 12 November 2017, Lot: 41
 
LL/78375 [Further details available]

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LL/72034
Nadar
Gustave Doré sur son lit de mort (Gustave Doré on his deathbed)
1883 (taken) 100-1930 (print)
Gelatin silver print
6 5/16 x 8 1/4 ins (16 x 21 cm) (image and sheet)
 
Philadelphia Museum of Art
125th Anniversary Acquisition. The Lynne and Harold Honickman Gift of the Julien Levy Collection, 2001, Accession Number: 2001-62-951
 
LL/72034

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LL/111884
W. & D. Downey
Post-mortem portrait of Napoleon III
1873
Carte de visite
 
Pails Fesch - Musée des Beaux-Arts d'Ajaccio
Donation from the association of friends of the Palais Fesch - Musée des Beaux-Arts d'Ajaccio (2012). Former Fransceschini- Pietri collection., MNA 2012.2.3
 
LL/111884

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LL/111882
Unidentified photographer
Post-mortem portrait of Emperor Friedrich III
1888
Photograph, mounted on card
 
Private collection of Patrick Ballanger
 
LL/111882 [Further details available]

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LL/115871
Willy Wilcke and Max Priester
Bismarck on his Deathbed
1898, 30 July
Photograph
 
Bildarchiv Denkmalschutz Hamburg
 
LL/115871

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LL/111883
Unidentified photographer
Post-mortem portrait of Kaiser Wilhelm I
1888, March
Photograph, pasted on black paper, gilt edges
 
Private collection of Patrick Ballanger
 
LL/111883 [Further details available]

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LL/111885
I.L. Bril (Moscow)
Lenin lying in state
1924
Photograph
 
Private collection of Sergey Maximishin
 
LL/111885

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LL/111886
Moisei Nappelbaum
Post-mortem portraits of the Russian poet Sergei Yesenin
1925
Gelatin silver prints (x2)
 
Private collection of Sergey Maximishin
 
LL/111886 [Further details available]

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LL/72037
Nadar
Victor Hugo on his Death Bed
1885 (taken) 1885-1930s (print)
Woodburytype
9 9/16 × 7 7/16 ins (24.3 × 18.9 cm) (image, oval) 7 3/4 × 9 13/16 ins (19.7 × 25 cm) (sheet)
 
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Gift of Harvey S. Shipley Miller, 2014, Accession Number: 2014-199-141
 
LL/72037

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LL/105357
Keystone View Company
Henrik Ibsen Lying in State - Family Residence, Christiania, Norway
1906
Stereoview
 
Private collection of Tomasz Bielawski
Identifier: 18.01387 (1)
 
LL/105357

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LL/106585
Underwood & Underwood
Who dies in the waters of the Ganges obtains Heaven - bathing and burning Hindu dead - Benares.
1903 (copyright)
Stereoview
 
Private collection of Ira Stein
 
LL/106585

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LL/107524
H. Hands & Son
Burning Ghat, Benares
n.d.
Stereoview
 
Private collection of Klas Fransberg
 
LL/107524

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LL/50597
Man Ray
Marcel Proust on his Deathbed
1922, 20 November
Gelatin silver print
15.1 x 19.8 cm (5 15/16 x 7 13/16 in)
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
Object number: 84.XM.1000.144, © Man Ray Trust ARS-ADAGP
 
LL/50597 [Further details available]

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LL/11277
Post mortem card of a woman showing her lying in a coffin, she is surrounded by plants, mainly ferns and also a large candelabra .
n.d.
Boudoir card
7.25 x 5.5 in
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#13 / 80)
 
LL/11277

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LL/56903
Unidentified photographer
German post-mortem of young girl
1875 (ca)
Albumen print
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Dec 8-10, 2014, #2370, Lot 51)
 
LL/56903

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LL/66816
The Casa Mana Studio, Cedar Lane Photographers, Inc. (655 Cedar Lane, Teaneck, N.J.)
Cover for "The Casa Mana Studio, Cedar Lane Photographers, Inc., 655 Cedar Lane, Teaneck, N.J."
n.d.
Cover
 
Private collection of William Jones
 
LL/66816

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LL/41410
H. Hunter
Rest in Peace
[Paterson and Zochonis trading company album (West Africa)]
1897-1913
Black and white print
15 x 20 cm
 
University of Toronto, Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
 
LL/41410 [Further details available]

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LL/88054
Jean-Marc Bel (1855-1930)
A Sambor. Tombeau de Rulhe, administrateur colonial, et du Lieutnant de Puysegur, noyés dans les rapides de Préapatang et dans la descente des chûtes de Khône
[Mission au Laos et en Annam]
1897
Photograph
 
Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Département des Estampes et de la Photographie
4-OD-352, Identifier: ark:/12148/btv1b10539175k, (MFILM G-138797)
 
LL/88054

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LL/102210
Unidentified photographer
Basilica of St. Ursula, Cologne
n.d.
Albumen print
 
Richard T. Rosenthal
 
LL/102210 [Further details available]

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LL/102220
Unidentified photographer
The Crypt, Hythe Church
1881, August
Albumen print
 
Private collection of Richard W. Gadd
 
LL/102220

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LL/118688
J.A.W. Pittman
Catacomb and Sarcophagus, National Lincoln Monument. Springfield, IL
1876 (or later)
Stereoview
 
Hindman Auctions
Sale 1005, American Historical Ephemera & Photography, 8 March 2022, Lot: 592
 
LL/118688 [Further details available]

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LL/107923
L.A. Huffman
Buffalo Range Jan 82 - 194 - A Sioux Warriors Grave.
1882, January
Stereoview
 
Ebay
 
LL/107923

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LL/107924
L.A. Huffman
Buffalo Range Jan 82 - 194 - A Sioux Warriors Grave.
1882, January
Stereoview, half
 
Ebay
 
LL/107924

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LL/107925
W.R. Cross
Scaffolds - Indian Dead Bodies
1880s (ca)
Stereoview
 
Ebay
 
LL/107925

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LL/45384
Richard Throssel
Untitled (Native American burial site)
1910 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
 
Museum of Photographic Arts - MOPA
Gift of Graham and Susan Nash, Accession Number: 2003.003.038
 
LL/45384

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LL/111654
Unidentified photographer
Cremation of a Buddhist Priest
n.d.
Postcard
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
 
LL/111654

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LL/111653
Unidentified photographer
Brahmin's cremation, Ceylon
n.d.
Photograph
 
Private collection of Sergey Maximishin
 
LL/111653

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LL/105569
Unidentified photographer
DOA, a hostpital in Boston
1900 (ca)
Glass negative
 
John Bosko Archives
 
LL/105569

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LL/105350
Unidentified photographer (Russia)
[The death of a child, Russia]
1930s
Gelatin silver print
 
Private collection of Sergey Maximishin
 
LL/105350

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LL/105351
Unidentified photographer (Russia)
The Funeral ?f Sergey Kirov
1934, 1 December (assassinated)
Gelatin silver print
 
Private collection of Sergey Maximishin
 
LL/105351 [Further details available]

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LL/105352
Unidentified studio (Russia)
Stalin's Funeral
1952, 16 October (death)
Gelatin silver print, photomontage
 
Private collection of Sergey Maximishin
 
LL/105352 [Further details available]

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LL/83848
Yevgeny Khaldei
Father Shoots Family near Parliment Building, Vienna
1945, April
Gelatin silver print
 
Etherton Gallery
 
LL/83848

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LL/82595
Herbert List
Funeral ceremony, Cap Finistère, Brittany
1956
Gelatin silver print, ferrotyped
23.5 x 29.7 cm
 
Bassenge Photography Auctions
Photography, 6 June 2018, Lot: 4258
 
LL/82595

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LL/64589
Lewis Carroll
Memoriam card of Charles Lutwidge Dodgson
1898
Memoriam card, verso
6.0 x 4.6 cm
 
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin
Identifier: 964:0001:0028
 
LL/64589

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LL/87509
Bretney (Lehighton, PA)
A memorial image of "Mother" with her image inserted
n.d.
Gelatin silver print (?)
12 cm x 17.5 cm
 
Private collection of Paul Lehman
 
LL/87509 [Further details available]

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LL/76415
Unidentified photographer / manuacturer
Tombstone portrait photograph of a woman
n.d.
Burnt-in photoceramic
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/76415

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LL/76416
Manufacturer: J.A. Dedouch (611 South Elmwood Ave. Oak Park, Illinois)
Advertisement for Porcelain Portraits for tombstones "Burnt in on the Finest Porcelain, Guaranteed, Are permanent - will not fade or crack."
1920s
Burnt-in photoceramic
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/76416

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LL/81924
Shirin Neshat
Face to Face with God
1995
Gelatin silver print
9 x 13 1/2 ins (22.9 x 34.3 cm)
 
Phillips - New York
9th April 2018, NY040118, Photographs & The Enduring Image: The Collection of Dr. Saul Unter, Lot: 176
 
LL/81924

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
American Civil War (1861-1865) - Abraham Lincoln: Mourning
Anglo-Zulu War (1879) - Anglo-Zulu War (1879)
Authors, playwrights and poets - Poets
Babies - Post-mortem and memento mori photographs of babies and children
Backgrounds and foregrounds - Introduction to backgrounds and foregrounds
Cartes de visite - Cartes de visite: French royalty
Cartes de visite - Cartes de visite: Post-mortem portraits
Children - Post-mortem and memento mori photographs of babies and children
Colonialism - Anglo-Zulu War (1879)
Composition - Introduction to backgrounds and foregrounds
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Post-mortem portraits
Dead - Cartes de visite: Post-mortem portraits
Dead - Daguerreotypes: Post-mortem portraits
Dead - Funerals
Dead - Graveyards, cemeteries, gravestones and memorials
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 - Daguerreotypes: 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
Emotions - Emotions: Loss
Ephemera - Introduction to ephemera
Ephemera - Restaurant, bar and trip souvenir photograph folders
Events - Introduction to events
Fabricated realities - Introduction to backgrounds and foregrounds
Family life - Motherhood
Gelatin silver prints - Gelatin silver prints: Photomontage
Guns - Adults with guns
Illinois - Introduction to photography in Illinois
India - India: Benares
India - Introduction to stereoviews in India
Intimate relationships - Introduction to intimate relationships
Jules Verne: Around the World in Eighty Days - Native Americans
Literature - Poets
Memory - Introduction to memory
Native Americans - Native Americans
Native Americans - Stereoviews: Native Americans
Non-canonical photography - Non-canonical examples
Non-paper objects - Photographs on porcelain and ceramics - Photoceramics
Photomontage - Gelatin silver prints: Photomontage
Photomontage - Understanding the terms
Politicians - Abraham Lincoln: Mourning
Royalty - Cartes de visite: French royalty
Royalty - Death of the Prince Imperial (Prince Louis-Napoléon) - Killed 1st June, 1879, on the Hyotoyozi river. South Africa
Royalty - Royal family of France
Russia - Introduction to photography in Russia
Russia - Russian Revolution and the aftermath (1917): Introduction
Russian Revolution (1917) - Russian Revolution and the aftermath (1917): Introduction
Second World War (1939-1945) - Second World War (1939-1945): Introduction
Skeletons - Parts of the body: Skulls
Skulls - Parts of the body: Skulls
Social outsiders - Native Americans
South Africa - Anglo-Zulu War (1879)
South Africa - Introduction to photography in South Africa
Sri Lanka - Introduction to photography in Ceylon (Sri Lanka)
Stereoviews, stereographs and stereocards - Stereoviews: Native Americans


 
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