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2 Reasons Post-mortem Photography Wasn’t Creepy to Victorians

Where it still persists today might surprise you.

Post-mortem Photograph of Emporer Frederick III; Source

There’s no doubt that there’s something unsettling about post-mortem photography. Maybe it makes us consider our own mortality more seriously. Or maybe photographs of dead people are just weird.

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Malinda Fusco

Malinda Fusco

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