Post-Mortem Victorian photo on 11 oz coffee mug
Victorian Post Mortem 11 ounces white coffee mug with rare post-mortem image of young child in casket over a coffin stand. The photo was taking from an old Daguerreotype. Post-mortem photography ( also know as memorial portraiture or a mourning portrait) Is the practice of taking photographs of deceased loved ones; it was a normal part of American and European culture in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. They were commissioned by grieving families, post mortem photographs not only helped in grieving , but often represented the only visual remembrance and was highly treasured. This unique coffee mug a nice addition to your kitchen!
Dishwasher & microwave safe.