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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 (Philadelphia)
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/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/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/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/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

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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/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
 
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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
Babies - Post-mortem and memento mori photographs of babies and children
Carte de visite - Carte de visites: Post-mortem portraits
Children - Post-mortem and memento mori photographs of babies and children
Colonialism - Anglo-Zulu War (1879)
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Post-mortem portraits
Dead - Carte de visites: Post-mortem portraits
Dead - Daguerreotypes: Post-mortem portraits
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 - Carte de visites: 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
Family life - Motherhood
Guns - Adults with guns
Intimate relationships - Introduction to intimate relationships
Memory - Introduction to memory
Non-canonical photography - Non-canonical examples
Non-paper objects - Photographs on porcelain and ceramics - Photoceramics
Photomontage - Understanding the terms
Royalty - The French royal family
Second World War (1939-1945) - Second World War (1939-1945): Introduction
South Africa - Anglo-Zulu War (1879)
South Africa - Introduction to photography in South Africa


 
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