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LL/50754
Unidentified daguerreotypist (American)
Post-mortem of a little girl
1840s (late)
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate, hand-tinted
 
Pennsylvania State University Library
The Heinz K. and Bridget A. Henisch Collection of the History of Photography, Image No. dag0159
 
LL/50754

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LL/41595
Unidentified photographer
Untitled [postmortem portrait of infant]
1850 (ca)
Daguerreotype
8 x 7 cm (3 1/8 x 2 3/4 ins)
 
Harvard Art Museum/Fogg Museum
On deposit from the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, © President and Fellows of Harvard College, Item Identifier: 2.2002.7
 
LL/41595

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LL/80713
Unidentified photographer
Postmortem of Girl in Red Dress
1850 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
2 3/4 × 3 1/4 ins (6.99 × 8.26 cm) (plate)
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of the Hall Family Foundation, Object number: 2005.37.5
 
LL/80713

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LL/8859
Carleton (Portland, Maine)
Post mortem with quilt
n.d.
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (46 / 43)
 
LL/8859 [Further details available]

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LL/6751
Carl Durheim
Postmortem of a Child
1852
Daguerreotype, 1/4 plate, hand colored
2 11/16 x 3 11/16
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
© J. Paul Getty Trust (84.XT.267.9)
 
LL/6751

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LL/42662
Félix Feuardent
Portrait d'une petite fille morte
1850 (ca)
Daguerreotype
7.2 x 5.9 cm
 
Musée d'Orsay
(C) RMN (Musée d'Orsay) / Hervé Lewandowski, Europeana Identifier: RMNDO000000278799 ; PHO1984-6
 
LL/42662

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LL/44536
Unidentified photographer
My dead brother in his metallic coffin
1850 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
 
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Record Number: 5641, Collection: Cased Photographs Collection [3139]
 
LL/44536 [Further details available]

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LL/44525
Unidentified Daguerreotypist
Postmortem of a young child with eyes closed laid out on a white sheet and cushion
1855 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
 
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Record Number: 5898, Collection: Cased Photographs Collection [3139]
 
LL/44525 [Further details available]

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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/6741
Unidentified photographer
Post-mortem Daguerreotype of a little girl and her doll
n.d.
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
 
Location and source information requested
[Further information sought]
 
LL/6741

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LL/32931
Unidentified photographer
America postmortem of a child
n.d.
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#21 / 91)
 
LL/32931

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LL/44545
Jaquith
Rosaline Holmes Harrison (Mrs. S. Decatur Harrison) with dead baby
1850 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
 
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Record Number: 6426, Collection: Batcheler, Hartshorne, and Sahlin families papers [3173]
 
LL/44545

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LL/44546
Jaquith
Rosaline Holmes Harrison (Mrs. Stephen Decatur Harrison) with baby before the funeral
1850 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
 
Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Record Number: 6441, Collection: Batcheler, Hartshorne, and Sahlin families papers [3173]
 
LL/44546

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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/41600
Unidentified photographer
Untitled [postmortem infant portrait with mother]
1850s
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
8.26 x 6.99 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/4 ins)
 
Harvard Art Museum/Fogg Museum
On deposit from the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, © President and Fellows of Harvard College, Item Identifier: 2.2002.12
 
LL/41600

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LL/6681
Portrait of a Woman Holding Baby
1839-1855
Daguerreotype, heightened
6.5 x 5.3 cm si x th-plate (oval - sight)
 
National Gallery of Canada / Musée des beaux-arts du Canada
Courtesy of the National Gallery of Canada (no. 34006), Purchased 1969
 
LL/6681

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LL/10870
Unidentified photographer
Mother holds deceased baby
n.d.
Daguerreotype
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (45 / 11)
 
LL/10870 [Further details available]

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LL/75700
Unidentified photographer
Child laid out with violets
1850 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate, with applied color
5 x 6.7 cm (image)
 
George Eastman Museum
Purchase with funds from the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, ex-collection Walter A. Johnson, 2010.1300.0002
 
LL/75700

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LL/75701
Unidentified photographer
Parents posing with deceased infant
1845 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/4 plate
6.5 x 8.9 cm (image)
 
George Eastman Museum
Purchase with funds from the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, ex-collection Walter A. Johnson, 2010.1300.0003
 
LL/75701

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LL/75702
Unidentified photographer
Young woman holding a deceased girl
1865 (ca)
Ambrotype, 1/2 plate
11.3 x 9 cm (image)
 
George Eastman Museum
Purchase with funds from the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, ex-collection Walter A. Johnson, 2010.1300.0004
 
LL/75702

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LL/75703
Unidentified photographer
Deceased child framed by lace curtain
1860 (ca)
Tintype, 1/4 plate
6.2 x 8.8 cm (image)
 
George Eastman Museum
Purchase with funds from the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, ex-collection Walter A. Johnson, 2010.1300.0023
 
LL/75703

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LL/75704
Unidentified photographer
Small deceased girl holding a posy of flowers
1860 (ca)
Ambrotype, 1/6 plate
6.6 x 5 cm (image)
 
George Eastman Museum
Purchase with funds from the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, ex-collection Walter A. Johnson, 2010.1300.0032
 
LL/75704

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LL/75705
Unidentified photographer
Deceased child held by excised woman
1850 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
6.9 x 5.7 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Purchase with funds from the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, ex-collection Walter A. Johnson, 2010.1300.0030
 
LL/75705

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LL/75707
Unidentified photographer
Deceased child with Measles spots
1855 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate, with applied color
5.6 x 6.8 cm (image) 10.1 x 11.7 x 1.4 cm (overall)
 
George Eastman Museum
Purchase with funds from the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, ex-collection Walter A. Johnson, 2010.1302.0044
 
LL/75707

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LL/8164
Unidentified photographer
Post mortem ambrotype
n.d.
Ambrotype
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (46 / 48)
 
LL/8164

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LL/64389
Unidentified photographer
Mother with child [possibly a post mortem]
n.d.
Ambotype, 1/6 plate
 
Private collection of Richard Hart
 
LL/64389

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LL/11351
Unidentified photographer
Baby in coffin
n.d.
Tintype, 1/4 plate
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (47 / 79)
 
LL/11351

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LL/68620
Unidentified photographer
A small child and a post mortem portrait presumably of the same child
n.d.
Tintype, framed
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/68620

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LL/82860
Unidentified photographer
Post-mortem portrait
n.d.
Tintype, full plate, hand-painted, framed
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/82860

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LL/17457
Unidentified photographer
A young boy with his beach toys
n.d.
Tintype, 1/6 plate
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#17 / 156)
 
LL/17457 [Further details available]

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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/39752
Frederick Cornell (1833-1890)
Funerary photograph of a child against a white background, Sale, Victoria
1875-1890
Albumen print, on card
16.3 x 10.5 cm
 
National Library of Australia
nla.pic-vn4582291
 
LL/39752

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LL/36235
Erler - Sunbeam Gallery (Peoria, Ill.)
Our Pet
1890s (ca)
Cabinet card
 
Collection of Brad Feuerhelm
 
LL/36235

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LL/22005
Post-mortem cabinet card of a baby dressed in a christening outfit and posed in an open coffin
n.d.
Cabinet card
 
Capitol Gallery
Courtesy of Capitol Gallery (Fall 2007 Auction, #76)
 
LL/22005

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Ambrotypes - Examples of ambrotypes
Ambrotypes - Painted ambrotypes
Art - Introduction to painting on photographs
Babies - Cabinet cards: Babies
Babies - Introduction to babies
Babies - Post-mortem and memento mori photographs of babies and children
Cabinet cards - Cabinet cards: Introduction
Cabinet cards - Cabinet cards: Post-mortem and memorial portraits
Carte de visite - Carte de visites: Post-mortem portraits
Children - Children in nineteenth century photography
Children - Post-mortem and memento mori photographs of babies and children
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotype frames
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes with painted glass passé partouts
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Post-mortem portraits
Dead - Cabinet cards: Post-mortem and memorial 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 - Cabinet cards: Post-mortem and memorial portraits
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 - 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
Emotions - Emotions: Loss
Experimental and manipulated photography - Introduction to painting on photographs
Family life - Motherhood
Hand-painted photographs - Painted ambrotypes
Hand-painted photographs - Painted tintypes
Intimate relationships - Introduction to intimate relationships
Life stages - Rights of passage
Painting on photographs - Introduction to painting on photographs
Painting on photographs - Painted ambrotypes
Painting on photographs - Painted tintypes
Photograph frames - Daguerreotype frames
Photograph frames - Daguerreotypes with painted glass passé partouts
Photograph frames - Photograph frames
Portrait - The defacing and destruction of portraits
Portrait - Tintypes: Portraits
Retouching, colouring and painting kits - Introduction to painting on photographs
Social life of photographs - Photograph frames
Storage and display - Photograph frames
Tintypes - Painted tintypes
Tintypes - Tintype preservers
Tintypes - Tintypes: Examples
Tintypes - Tintypes: Portraits


 
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