Memento Mori - Mandy Pattullo - Old quilts made into garments, making old garments more precious.

Memento Mori - Mandy Pattullo - Old quilts made into garments, making old garments more precious.

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

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

vanitas still life | vanitas new gula gluttony 02 by markscheider photography still life

vanitas still life | vanitas new gula gluttony 02 by markscheider photography still life

Memento Mori: The Macabre Victorian Art of Death Photography

Memento Mori: The Macabre Victorian Art of Death Photography

Memento mori, family was murdered by a man that purchased their crops and refused to pay.

Memento mori, family was murdered by a man that purchased their crops and refused to pay.

Victorian post mortem photography may seem strange, but for some families it was their only opportunity to have a memento of their loved one as photography was expensive at the time. Sometimes the dead were posed as if alive and sometimes are of children and babies due to the high death rate among this group at the time.

Victorian post mortem photography may seem strange, but for some families it was their only opportunity to have a memento of their loved one as photography was expensive at the time. Sometimes the dead were posed as if alive and sometimes are of children and babies due to the high death rate among this group at the time.

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