25 Unbelievably Creepy Post-Mortem Photos

Post-mortem photos were quite popular in the nineteenth and twentieth-century European and American cultures. The practice of taking a picture of the recently deceased was a regular part of the grieving process. Often times, the deceased were held up on a stand and posed; sometimes eyes were painted over closed eyelids. Many of us in modern culture consider them rather creepy. Here are 25 Unbelievably Creepy Post-Mortem Photos.

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family post mortem
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cloak post mortem
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woman post mortem
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child post mortem
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man standing post mortem
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soldier post mortem
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baby casket post mortem
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old man post mortem
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sad post mortem
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twins post mortem
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old lady post mortem
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lady post mortem
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old soldier post mortem
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children post mortem
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father child post mortem
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victorian children post mortem
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quaker post mortem
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girls post mortem
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four men post mortem
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boy child post mortem
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parents child post mortem
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weird woman post mortem
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shroud post mortem
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husband and wife


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