Framed Victorian Post Mortem Photo

Item ID: 2172 | Category: Antique And Vintage


Post-mortem photography or mourning portraits were very popular and quite normal in the nineteenth & early twentieth century. These photographs of recently deceased loved ones were commissioned by grieving families. Postmortem photographs not only helped in grieving, but often represented the only visual remembrance of the deceased and were among a family's most precious possessions. An Original Victorian Photo in a black & gilt antique frame measuring 45 x 36cms.


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