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Post-Mortem Photography: How the Victorians Remembered Their Dead

Grieving families soon took up the new technology to create everlasting mementos of the dearly departed.

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Portrait of a young woman, circa 1860

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Portrait of a Victorian family, circa 1850

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Portrait of a woman, circa 1900

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Portrait of an infant, circa 1885

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Portrait of a deceased man, circa 1860

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Portrait of an infant, circa 1850

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Portrait of a young boy, circa 1850

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Portrait of an infant, circa 1860

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Portrait of a bishop, circa 1945

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