Back of Daguerreotype & Grave, Sarah Chard, Died in 1846 [ Archive Image 3567B ]

Photographer’s backing paper and grave stone, relating to Sarah Chard. From the photographer’s date and the grave date, we can see that she had been deceased for about four days by the time her photo was finally taken. A somewhat disturbing post mortem photo of Mrs. Chard in her coffin is available to Archive members, here (Thanatos Archive membership is required to access. Not yet a member? Click here to access the entire archive for only $9.99

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