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These Chilling Post-Mortem Photographs From The Victorian Era Will Give You Goosebumps

Dying is a part of life- in fact, it is the ultimate part of life. Various cultures, at various points in time, have had a variety of rituals and customs that deal with the death of people. Even today, certain rituals and rules are followed when someone passes away.
However, during the Victorian Era, these 'rituals' and 'customs' were a bit awkward. And after seeing these photographs, even you will feel the same way.
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These Chilling Post-Mortem Photographs From The Victorian Era Will Give You Goosebumps

These Chilling Post-Mortem Photographs From The Victorian Era Will Give You Goosebumps

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1. Husband posing with his dead wife...

Chilling Post-Mortem Photographs

Even thought of such a thing makes me sick.

2. Posing with a gun!

Chilling Post-Mortem Photographs

Yes, he is already dead. But perhaps his family wanted a badass photo of him.

3. The candles even make the setting look terrifying.

Chilling Post-Mortem Photographs

How could the people of that time not feel terrified of this stuff?

4. It's a complete family photograph with a dead member!

Chilling Post-Mortem Photographs

Tell me that doesn't send a chill down your spine.

5. How could the people of that time even be cool with these things?

Chilling Post-Mortem Photographs

Sometimes, it's really too hard to understand the kinds of things history has in store for us.

6. Maybe, they used to see it as one final picture...

Chilling Post-Mortem Photographs

You know, for memory's sake.

7. Or maybe, they used to see the technology of photographs in some other light.

Chilling Post-Mortem Photographs

After all, it was a relatively new technology at the time, and so it is possible that they saw it as something that we aren't able to guess today.

8. Well, at least this one isn't as disturbing as some of the previous ones...

Chilling Post-Mortem Photographs

The flowers are a nice touch.

9. She seems peaceful.

Chilling Post-Mortem Photographs

But even then, doing something like this today is something we can't even imagine.

10. How did you feel about these photographs?

Chilling Post-Mortem Photographs

Did you also find them as unsettling as we did?

Did these photographs give you goosebumps?

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