20 Victorian Photos With The Dead Loved Ones Look Creepier Today But Used To Be A Boon Once

After the invention of Daguerreotype (1839) the practice of family portraiture became common place. Due to extremely high mortality rate then the middle class found a good opportunity to immortalize the loved one is pictures. However, it looks as creepy as a horror movie about a victorian family but the truth is, it was kind of a boon then for many reasons. And taking the right snap obviously used to take a great time, energy and objects. Have a look at these images and see how it was to be being photographed with the deceased ones.


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You Cannot Distinguish The Dead One Between The Two

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This Has Some Obviousness Or It is What I Feel

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The Dead One Got A Perfect Shot

 The attention of the camera was focused to the dead girl instead of parents as they moved slowly. 
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Very Difficult For A Mother to Pose With The Dead Lovedone

 The photography was not easy then and the clients had to sit standstill for a longer spell unless the photo had been taken.


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