This vintage photograph was sent in by Laurie S., who explained that although she had read that there was no such thing as a ‘standing’ post mortem photograph, the ‘dotted in’ eyes on this subject intrigued her.
I happen to think that there are occasional examples of standing post mortem images, but I am very far from being an expert and am well aware that other website owners would disagree with me wholeheartedly. Each to their own, as they say.
Anyway it’s a moot point in this case, because I don’t think for one moment that the gentlemen in this photo (which hadn’t been described or sold as a post mortem) is anything other than alive*, and the eyes had simply come out a bit blurred so the photographer did a bit of early photo editing.
Your thoughts, lovely readers?
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*at the time the photo was taken. Yes I know he’d be dead by now, hahaha, if only I had a pound for every time I’d heard that quip, etc etc…