Little girl with doll, post mortem

victorian post mortem photography skull illusion emma bowman etsy
Sold by ‘vintagewarehouse’ on Etsy, Sept 2012

You can clearly see where the little girl’s image has been cut out and pasted onto card to create this post mortem ‘photograph’.

The seller provided the following information:

“Antique POST MORTEM PHOTO – a sweet little Angel Girl Holding onto her Penny Wooden Doll -Sister Emma Bowman- Phila Cab Card measures 6 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches – note back reads: Sister Emma Bowman b. 1874 d.1878″

 

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