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A detailed view of all of the items displayed with a deceased 14 year old boy (Archive Image 3448). The entire post mortem photo as well as an extremely sad note written by the boy’s mother, are both available to Thanatos Archive members. If you’re a member, click here now to view it.
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Tintype of a little girl in her coffin. This is how the image was found, still sealed, with very dirty glass that obscured a lot of the detail.
After carefully removing the seals and brass mat, the entire image was scanned and added to our Archive. The detail was greatly improved, and without the mat the entire scene was revealed, showing more of her unusual coffin…