Mourning Children / Related to Archive Image #2732


A mourning photo showing the friends and siblings of 6 year old Kittie Bennett.
The child’s chair in the center has a funeral wreath with the name “Kittie” on it.

Thanatos Archive members can see Kittie’s post-mortem photograph by clicking below:

[ Image 2732 ]

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Mourning Family Holding Archive Image #2624

Quarter-plate daguerreotype of a mourning family holding a post-mortem photo, which is also in our collection! Together, a very rare set of images.

Thanatos Archive members can view the actual post-mortem photo that the woman is holding by clicking below:

[ Image 2624 ]

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Post Mortem Restoration Work (Before)

Daguerreotypes and other images in our collection that have been damaged, obscured by tarnish, haze, and other age related factors can be carefully restored, in house.

The example above shows a daguerreotype before restoration; to see a larger view of this dag after restoration, visit the link below ( members):

> > CLICK HERE to view restored photo.