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LL/78408
Unidentified daguerreotypist / Unidentified sculptor
Stone memorial with a daguerreotype of a woman
n.d.
Daguerreotype, carved stone memorial
12 ins (tall, approx.)
 
Private collection of Daniel W. Hausman
 
LL/78408 [Further details available]

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LL/52862
Unidentified maker
Postmortem of Young Girl
1855 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
3 1/4 x 2 3/8 ins
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., 2005.27.59
 
LL/52862

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LL/38168
McClees and Germon (Philadelphia, PA)
[A post-mortem portrait; young man three quarter length on a background of a white knit shawl with tassels.]
1855 (ca)
Daguerreotype
 
Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Call number: Uncat JWJ MS 59, Image ID Number: 1009540
 
LL/38168

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LL/83448
P.H. Rupp (145 2d St. NY, stamped mat)
Close-up view of a man in a wood casket, blood exiting his mouth and staining his collar
n.d.
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
 
Cowan Auctions, Inc
American History: Premier Auction, 26 June 2018, Lot: 238
 
LL/83448 [Further details available]

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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/42623
Unidentified photographer
Post-mortem
n.d.
Daguerreotype, stereo
 
Musée d'Orsay
(C) RMN (Musée d'Orsay) / Hervé Lewandowski, Europeana Identifier: RMNDO000000295232 ; Pho2001-2-2
 
LL/42623

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LL/40639
Allevy
Death Portrait of Doctor Amussat
1856
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
 
George Eastman Museum
Gift of Eastman Kodak Company: ex-collection Gabriel Cromer, 76:0168:0004
 
LL/40639

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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/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/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/70192
Unidentified photographer
Dead Child On a Sofa
1855 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/4 plate, with applied color
 
Cleveland Museum of Art
John L. Severance Fund, 2002.35
 
LL/70192

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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/53331
Adolphe Kips de Coppin
Post mortem portrait
n.d.
Daguerreotype, 1/4 plate
 
Location and source information requested
 
LL/53331 [Further details available]

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LL/75598
Unidentified photographer
Post mortem portrait of white-haired man, supine
1857 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
6.9 x 8 cm
 
George Eastman Museum
Gift of Donald K. Weber, 2003.1178.0003
 
LL/75598

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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/17449
John Plumbe Jr.
Portrait of an older woman post mortem
n.d.
Daguerreotype, 1/6 plate
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#17 / 124)
 
LL/17449 [Further details available]

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LL/25748
Post mortem portrait of an unknown woman
1845-1855
Daguerreotype, Encased
 
Rijksmuseum
Copyright © Rijksmuseum Amsterdam (RP-F-F14379)
 
LL/25748

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LL/25749
Post mortem portrait of an unknown woman
1845-1855
Daguerreotype, Encased
 
Rijksmuseum
Copyright © Rijksmuseum Amsterdam (RP-F-F14381)
 
LL/25749

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LL/25757
Post mortem portrait of an unknown woman
1845-1855
Daguerreotype, Encased
 
Rijksmuseum
Copyright © Rijksmuseum Amsterdam (RP-F-F14377)
 
LL/25757

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LL/36782
Unidentified photographer
An elderly man after his death.
1840-1855
Daguerreotype
 
Wellcome Collection
Wellcome Library, London (L0041036, Library reference no.: Iconographic Collection 567728i)
 
LL/36782

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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/60615
Unidentified photographer (French ?)
Postmortem portrait of a mother and child
n.d.
Daguerreotype
 
Private collection of Steve DeGenaro
 
LL/60615

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LL/70458
Unidentified photographer
Jeune fille regardant sa sœur morte dans son lit
1850 (ca)
Daguerreotype, 1/4 plate
 
Baron Ribeyre & Associes
Gerard Levy Photographies de Collection L'Excellence d'un Regard, 20 December 2016, Lot: 13
 
LL/70458 [Further details available]

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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/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/75706
Unidentified photographer
Mourning pin of deceased young man
1860 (ca)
Daguerreotype, mounted on silver brooch
2.7 x 3.7 cm (image) 3.5 x 4.8 x 0.8 cm (overall)
 
George Eastman Museum
Purchase with funds from the Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation, ex-collection Walter A. Johnson, 2010.1301.0024
 
LL/75706

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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/38281
Alphonse Bon Le Blondel
[Postmortem]
1850 (ca)
Daguerreotype
8.9 x 11.9 cm (3 1/2 x 4 11/16 ins)
 
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Gilman Collection, Purchase, The Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation Gift, through Joyce and Robert Menschel, 2005, Accession Number: 2005.100.31
 
LL/38281

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LL/41599
Unidentified photographer
Memoir of Robert Troup Paine: inside back cover, 1852
1852
Daguerreotypes
 
Harvard University Archives
 
LL/41599 [Further details available]

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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/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/10835
Unidentified photographer
Memorial Still Life (Washington State)
1870 (ca)
Tintype
7 x 5 in
 
Paul Cava Fine Art
Courtesy of Paul Cava Fine Art
 
LL/10835

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LL/9074
Unidentified photographer
Gravestone Marker - Portrait of Woman
1880 (ca)
Tintype, 1/9 plate
 
Charles Schwartz Ltd
Courtesy of Charles Schwartz Ltd (www.cs-photo.com - #7375)
 
LL/9074 [Further details available]

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LL/31514
Unidentified photographer
Not Lost but Gone Before - "Little Willie"
n.d.
Tintype, memorial
2.25 x 3.5 in (image) 22 x 10 in (frame)
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#20 / 129)
 
LL/31514 [Further details available]

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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/39566
Unidentified photographer
[Unidentified girl in mourning dress holding framed photograph of her father as a cavalryman with sword and Hardee hat]
1861-1870
Tintype, 1/6th plate, hand-colored
9.5 x 8.4 cm (case)
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Portraits, Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-26863 (digital file from original item)
 
LL/39566 [Further details available]

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LL/39567
Unidentified photographer
[Unidentified woman wearing mourning brooch and displaying framed image of unidentifed soldier]
1861-1865
Tintype, 1/6th plate, hand-colored
12.5 x 11.2 cm (frame)
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Portraits, Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-27192 (digital file from original item)
 
LL/39567

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LL/39568
Unidentified photographer
[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with saber and revolver in oval locket with chain of braided hair]
1861-1865
Tintype, locket
5.6 x 4.8 cm (locket)
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Portraits, Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-27493 (digital file from original item, photo)
 
LL/39568 [Further details available]

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LL/39569
Unidentified photographer
[Unidentified soldier in Union uniform with saber and revolver in oval locket with chain of braided hair]
1861-1865
Tintype, locket
5.6 x 4.8 cm (locket)
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Portraits, Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-27494 (digital file from original item, locket)
 
LL/39569 [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/14959
Still life
n.d.
Stereo
 
Private collection of Stuart Schneider
 
LL/14959

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LL/58234
André Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri
Décès
1858
Épreuve non montée, sur papier albuminé d'après un négatif verre
23.9 x 18.8 cm
 
Pierre Bergé & Associés
Une histoire particulière de la photographie Collection de Monsieur et Madame X, 19 March 2015, Lot: 160
 
LL/58234 [Further details available]

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LL/61238
M.P. Simons (Philadelphia, Pa.)
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/62922
Julia Margaret Cameron
[Study of a Dead Child]
1868
Albumen silver print
21.5 x 34.5 cm (8 7/16 x 13 9/16 in.)
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
Gift of Michael Wilson, Object number: 85.XM.457
 
LL/62922 [Further details available]

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

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

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

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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

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LL/68755
Unidentified photographer
Body in coffin
n.d.
Tintype
 
Private collection of Fawn Hoos
 
LL/68755

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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/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/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

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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/37244
In Memoriam "Not dead gone before"
1869 (ca)
Memorial mount with photograph
 
Private collection of John Hannavy
 
LL/37244

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LL/17472
A. Hing (Hong Kong)
Memorial Cabinet card
n.d.
Cabinet card
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#17 / 194)
 
LL/17472

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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/92117
Coleman (Mains St., Westfield, Mass.)
Wreath for Harry Russell Sackett (20 Apr 1867- 7 Sep 1885)
1885
Cabinet card
 
Private collection of Karen Hendrix
 
LL/92117 [Further details available]

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LL/84279
G.E. Willis (Carleton Place, Ont.)
A floral tribute to a member(s) of the Independent Order of Foresters
n.d.
Cabinet card
 
Private collection of Greg McDougall
 
LL/84279

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LL/75926
Unidentified photographer
Our Darling Effie Viola Miller
1902
Memorial card
 
UCR - University of California, Riverside
Gift of Steve DeGenaro, Accession Number: 2010.0006.0027
 
LL/75926

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LL/33756
Unidentified photographer
Portrait de Henri d'Orléans duc d'Aumale (1822-1897) sur son lit de mort le 7 mai 1897 au Zucco (Palerme)
1897
Photographic print
23.7 x 17.1 cm
 
Musée Condé
© direction des musées de France, © musée Condé, 1999, Inventory No: PH No 1020, Joconde: 00000106067
 
LL/33756

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LL/40651
Felice Beato
Head of Matsudaira, one of the Kamakura Assassins
1869 (published)
Book illustration
 
Google Books
 
LL/40651 [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/37574
Memorial Supply Co.
Reverse of an "In Memoriam" cabinet card with an albumen print of Bishop O'Connor
1890, 27 May (died)
Cabinet card, photocollage, with albumen print
 
Private collection
 
LL/37574 [Further details available]

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LL/81860
Unidentified photographer (mat by the Cincinnati Memorial Publishing Co.)
Memento mori for "Eliza Jane Wiltrout Born July 13th 1860. Died March 28th 1897. Aged 35 Yr 8 Mo and 15 D."
n.d.
Tintype, 1/6 plate, in memorial mat
 
Private collection of James V. Burke
 
LL/81860

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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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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/59850
Richard Meuleman (Ertvelde, Belgium)
Post mortem of a man
1900 (ca)
Albumen print
12 x 17,1 cm (image) 24 x 30 cm (mount)
 
AnamorFose
 
LL/59850

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LL/59893
André Kertész
Dans le cloître, Soligny-sur-Orne
1928
Gelatin silver print
26,4 x 37,4 cm
 
Millon et Asocies
Photographies - Collections et Propositions, 13 May 2015, Lot: 95
 
LL/59893

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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/9060
Unidentified photographer
Spirit photograph
n.d.
Tintype
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (46 / 71)
 
LL/9060

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LL/11358
William H. Mumler
Musical medium
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (47 / 118)
 
LL/11358 [Further details available]

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LL/11367
Unidentified photographer
The invisible spirit
n.d.
Cabinet card
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (47 / 157)
 
LL/11367 [Further details available]

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LL/37242
London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company [Attributed to]
He is gone
1850s (late)
Stereocard
 
Private collection of John Hannavy
 
LL/37242

96 of 122
LL/37243
London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company [Attributed to]
He is gone
1850s (late)
Stereocard, detail
 
Private collection of John Hannavy
 
LL/37243

97 of 122
LL/37247
London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company [Attributed to]
The Last Prayer
1850s (late)
Stereocard
 
Private collection of John Hannavy
 
LL/37247

98 of 122
LL/37248
London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company [Attributed to]
The Last Prayer
1850s (late)
Stereocard, detail
 
Private collection of John Hannavy
 
LL/37248

99 of 122
LL/11359
Unidentified photographer
Spirit of Bernadette
n.d.
Carte de visite
 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (47 / 121)
 
LL/11359 [Further details available]

100 of 122
LL/38166
Robert H. Vance
Stereoscopic daguerreotype in a case, of a woman, probably dressed in mourning clothing
1853-1854 (ca)
Daguerreotypes, 1/9 plate, stereo
5.7 x 4.2 cm
 
Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Call number: WA Photos 402, Image ID number: 1246092
 
LL/38166 [Further details available]

101 of 122
LL/67185
Unidentified photographer
A Nation Mourns the Loss
1861
Photo collage
 
Private collection of Jan Weijers (Servatius)
 
LL/67185 [Further details available]

102 of 122
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

103 of 122
LL/68713
Unidentified photographer
Memorial shadow box portrait of a woman with a hair wreath
n.d.
Albumen photograph, framed, human hair
 
Private collection of Jack and Beverly Wilgus
 
LL/68713

104 of 122
LL/42964
Unidentified photographer
A memorial still life
n.d.
Autochrome
5 x 7 ins
 
Stereographica - Antique Photographica
Courtesy of Bryan and Page Ginns (#23 / 153)
 
LL/42964

105 of 122
LL/68854
Alexander Gardner
A lone grave on battle-field of Antietam
[Brady's Album Gallery, no. 570.]
1862, September (taken)
Albumen print, on mount
 
Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
Call Number/Physical Location: LOT 4197 [item] [P&P], Library of Congress Control Number: 2014646938, Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ds-05192 (digital file from original item, front) LC-DIG-ds-05193 (digital file from original item, back)
 
LL/68854 [Further details available]

106 of 122
LL/35012
Chase's Daguerreotype Rooms
Daguerreotype - In our advertising columns may be seen the card of Mr. Chase's Daguerreotype Roomsà
1846, 1 February
Magazine page
 
Google Books
 
LL/35012 [Further details available]

107 of 122
LL/35021
J.A. Whipple
Daguerreotype Miniatures: John A. Whipple, 96 Washington Street
1848
Book page
 
Google Books
 
LL/35021 [Further details available]

108 of 122
LL/35019
J.V.R. Schuyler (Ithaca, NY)
The value of a perfect likeness should not be estimated by dollars and cents.
1853
Book page
 
Google Books
 
LL/35019 [Further details available]

109 of 122
LL/35209
Marcus Aurelius Root
Root's Daguerrean Gallery
1853
Magazine page
 
Google Books
 
LL/35209 [Further details available]

110 of 122
LL/35210
Marcus Aurelius Root
Root's Daguerrean Gallery - a poem on death
1853
Magazine page
 
Google Books
 
LL/35210 [Further details available]

111 of 122
LL/36161
Letter from Daniel Webster
1848, 12 March (Letter)
Book page
 
Google Books
 
LL/36161 [Further details available]

112 of 122
LL/40641
Photograph of the deceased on a grave at a cemetery in Yokohama, Japan
1881
Book page
 
Google Books
 
LL/40641 [Further details available]

113 of 122
LL/36708
Elliott and Fry
Portraits of the bereaved
1917, 21 July
Magazine page
 
The Courtauld Institute of Art
Copyright: Illustrated London News Ltd. All rights reserved, Gale Document Number: HN3100549957
 
LL/36708 [Further details available]

114 of 122
LL/61559
Clark & Matthews (Cleveland, O.)
Advert for "Clark & Matthews' Daguerreotype Gallery"
1848
Advert
 
Private collection of Dan Colucci
 
LL/61559 [Further details available]

115 of 122
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

116 of 122
LL/67695
F.H. Kirk
Label for "F.H. Kirk's Travelling Picture Gallery"
n.d.
Label
 
Private collection of Kim Iocovozzi
 
LL/67695

117 of 122
LL/74646
Johnson & Long (Philadelphia)
Talbotypes from Life, or Deceased...
1855 (ca)
Letterpress print
65.5 x 55.5 cm (25 13/16 x 21 7/8 ins) (overall)
 
George Eastman Museum
Gift of the 3M Foundation, ex-collection Louis Walton Sipley, 1983.0254.0001
 
LL/74646

118 of 122
LL/79971
John Cadwallader (Bee Hive Gallery)
Backmark for "Cadwallader's Bee Gallery"
n.d.
Tintype, back
 
Private collection of Fawn Hoos
 
LL/79971 [Further details available]

119 of 122
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

120 of 122
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

121 of 122
LL/78212
Unidentified author
Do you ever photograph dead persons?
1882
Newspaper clipping
 
Internet - Original source ill-defined
I'm indebted to Rebecca Stearns for bringing this to my attention (20 October 2017)
 
LL/78212 [Further details available]

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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Advertising in newspapers - Advertising for Daguerreotypists
Advertising in publications - Marketing: Advertisements in publications
Allegorical photography - Allegorical photography
Ambrotypes - Examples of ambrotypes
Ambrotypes - Painted ambrotypes
American Civil War (1861-1865) - Alexander Gardner: The Battle of Antietam (September-October 1862)
American Civil War (1861-1865) - American Civil War (1861-1865): The dead
American Civil War (1861-1865) - Families of the American Civil War (1861-1865)
American Civil War (1861-1865) - William H. Mumler: Spirit photography
Art - Combining a daguerreotype with a miniature to create a painting (1848)
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: Military
Cabinet cards - Cabinet cards: Multiple exposures
Cabinet cards - Cabinet cards: Post-mortem and memorial portraits
Carte de visite - Carte de visites: Memorial portraits
Carte de visite - Carte de visites: Multiple exposures
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
Collage - William H. Mumler: Spirit photography
Colonialism - Anglo-Zulu War (1879)
Daguerreotypes - Advertising for Daguerreotypists
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotype frames
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotype photo-jewelry
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes with painted glass passe-partouts
Daguerreotypes - Daguerreotypes: Post-mortem portraits
Daguerreotypes - Visit to Plumbe's Gallery, New York (1846)
Dead - Cabinet cards: Post-mortem and memorial portraits
Dead - Carte de visites: Memorial portraits
Dead - Carte de visites: Post-mortem portraits
Dead - Daguerreotypes: Post-mortem portraits
Dead - Death and remembrance during the First World War (1914-1918)
Dead - Introduction to the photography of death
Dead - Marketing: Root's Daguerrean Gallery (1853)
Dead - Mourning clothing
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 - Combining a daguerreotype with a miniature to create a painting (1848)
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori - Daguerreotypes: Post-mortem portraits
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori - Elliott and Fry during the First World War - portraits often gain a mournful interest (1917)
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 - Marketing: Chase's Daguerreotype Rooms, Boston (1846)
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori - Marketing: J.V.R. Schuyler, Ithaca, NY (1853)
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori - Marketing: John A. Whipple, 96 Washington St., Boston (1848)
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori - Marketing: Root's Daguerrean Gallery (1853)
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori - Nineteenth century post-mortem and memento mori
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori - Photograph of the deceased on a grave at a cemetery in Yokohama, Japan (1881)
Death, post-mortem, memorial portraiture and memento mori - Post-mortem and memento mori photographs of babies and children
Emotions - Emotions
Emotions - Emotions: Loss
Ephemera - Handbills, broadsides and paper-based promotional material
Ephemera - Introduction to ephemera
Experimental and manipulated photography - Introduction to painting on photographs
Fakes, forgeries, tricks and deceptions - Cabinet cards: Multiple exposures
Fakes, forgeries, tricks and deceptions - Carte de visites: Multiple exposures
Fakes, forgeries, tricks and deceptions - Combining a daguerreotype with a miniature to create a painting (1848)
Fakes, forgeries, tricks and deceptions - William H. Mumler: Spirit photography
Family life - Motherhood
Fashion - Photo-jewelry: Brooches and pins
Fashion - Photo-jewelry: Lockets
First World War (1914-1918) - Death and remembrance during the First World War (1914-1918)
First World War (1914-1918) - Elliott and Fry during the First World War - portraits often gain a mournful interest (1917)
Flora - Early photographs of trees
Hand-painted photographs - Painted ambrotypes
Hand-painted photographs - Painted tintypes
Handbills and broadsides - Handbills, broadsides and paper-based promotional material
Intimate relationships - Introduction to intimate relationships
Itinerant photographers - Handbills, broadsides and paper-based promotional material
Itinerant photographers - Introduction to itinerant photographers and showmen
Japan - Crime and punishment in Japan
Japan - Photograph of the deceased on a grave at a cemetery in Yokohama, Japan (1881)
Life stages - Rights of passage
Literature - Introduction to poetry related to photography
Literature - Marketing: Root's Daguerrean Gallery (1853)
Marketing - Handbills, broadsides and paper-based promotional material
Marketing - Introduction to marketing
Marketing - Marketing: Advertisements in publications
Marketing - Marketing: Photographer and studio labels
Military - Cabinet cards: Military
Multiple exposures - Cabinet cards: Multiple exposures
Multiple exposures - Carte de visites: Multiple exposures
Musicians - Guitars
Non-canonical photography - Non-canonical examples
Non-canonical photography - Non-canonical photography
Non-paper objects - Introduction to photo-jewelry
Non-paper objects - Non-paper objects that incorporate photographs
Non-paper objects - Photo-jewelry: Brooches and pins
Non-paper objects - Photo-jewelry: Lockets
Non-paper objects - Photographs on porcelain and ceramics - Photoceramics
Non-paper objects - Tintypes in non-paper objects
Objects incorporating photographs - Introduction to objects incorporating photographs
Objects incorporating photographs - Introduction to photo-jewelry
Objects incorporating photographs - Non-paper objects that incorporate photographs
Objects incorporating photographs - Paper objects that incorporate photographs
Occupational - Sailors
Painting on photographs - Introduction to painting on photographs
Painting on photographs - Painted ambrotypes
Painting on photographs - Painted tintypes
Paper objects - Paper objects that incorporate photographs
Photo-jewelry - Introduction to photo-jewelry
Photo-jewelry - Photo-jewelry: Brooches and pins
Photo-jewelry - Photo-jewelry: Lockets
Photograph frames and easels - Daguerreotype frames
Photograph frames and easels - Daguerreotypes with painted glass passe-partouts
Photograph frames and easels - Photograph frames
Photographer and studio labels - Marketing: Photographer and studio labels
Photographic studios - Visit to Plumbe's Gallery, New York (1846)
Photomontage - Understanding the terms
Photomontage - William H. Mumler: Spirit photography
Poetry - Introduction to poetry related to photography
Poetry - Marketing: Root's Daguerrean Gallery (1853)
Popular press - Marketing: Chase's Daguerreotype Rooms, Boston (1846)
Popular press - Marketing: J.V.R. Schuyler, Ithaca, NY (1853)
Popular press - Marketing: John A. Whipple, 96 Washington St., Boston (1848)
Popular press - Marketing: Root's Daguerrean Gallery (1853)
Portrait - The defacing and destruction of portraits
Portrait - Tintypes: Portraits
Portrait - Visit to Plumbe's Gallery, New York (1846)
Retouching, colouring and painting kits - Introduction to painting on photographs
Royalty - Queen Victoria
Royalty - The French royal family
Social life of photographs - Introduction to pricing
Social life of photographs - Photograph frames
South Africa - Anglo-Zulu War (1879)
South Africa - Introduction to photography in South Africa
Spirit photography and paranormal manifestations - William H. Mumler: Spirit photography
Storage and display - Non-paper objects that incorporate photographs
Storage and display - Paper objects that incorporate photographs
Storage and display - Photograph frames
Tintypes - Painted tintypes
Tintypes - Tintype preservers
Tintypes - Tintypes in non-paper objects
Tintypes - Tintypes: Examples
Tintypes - Tintypes: Portraits
Trees - Early photographs of trees
Trends - Non-canonical photography
War - American Civil War (1861-1865): The dead


 
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