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17 Haunting Post-Mortem Photographs From The 1800s

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Schedel: wereldverzaking, vergankelijkheid. Kaars: licht, goddelijke aanwezigheid. Muziek instrumenten: vluchtigheid van muziek aan te geven (nadat de laatste noot is gespeeld is het stil).

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Quite possibly my favourite of all the photos I've ever put on the Skull - and not a single dead person in it. Photo from Dobra Fotografia's FB page (link included in article).

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from Le Blog du Kitsch

Collages inspirés de l'anatomie humaine par Travis Bedel

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from The Huffington Post

Memento Mori: How Victorian Mourning Photography Immortalised Loved Ones After Death (PICTURES)

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from Financial Times

Links between the Renaissance cabinet of curiosities and contemporary artists’ works

Italian, late 19th century, A Vanitas I like this because its very straight forward, and to the point. You know exactly whats its trying to portray right away. MT

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