These Photos Seems Normal, But Look Closer And You’ll Be Shocked

The picture below looks like a normal mother-daughter photograph. But didn’t you noticed something odd about it?

photos during victorian era

Believe it or not, this photograph is a memorial portraiture which means one of them is dead and its the girl. Taking photographs of the dead was quiet normal during the Victorian era, but if you do it now a days, it would be taboo.

Apparently, postmortem photographs were meant to keep memories of the deceased loved ones alive.

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Victorian people photographed the dead before holding any sort of funeral services.

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Photographers intend to make their subjects look alive as much as possible.

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dead girls

Experienced photographers have their own ways to make the dead seems more life-like. Some photos will definitely trick your mind as if they were alive.

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In this photo, this dead man seems like he is in deep thought. Pretty clever!

victorian era photos
Can you spot which one is the corpse?

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How about this one?

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Contrary to being creepy, the images are often moving and even heartbreaking. Just imagine how hard it is to pose with your dead baby.

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I’m sobbing right now. I can’t imagine how hard this must be for these people to pose for a photo with their lifeless love ones, but this is how they celebrate the lives of the dead during that time.

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