A Victorian "hidden mother' memento mori / post mortem photo / photograph. In the Victorian Era, women holding infants were often covered; because the photograph is meant to be cropped to show only the infant.
istvan reiner, before he was killed in auschwitz . other inmates convinced his mother to give him to his grandmother and go through selection alone . she was chosen for forced labor and survived the war . istvan and his grandmother were gassed
Not sure the original caption is true but she does have a weird look to her eyes: Dad pretended that Mother was alive for a full month after her death. They are pictured here on day two. Mom still looks as pretty as ever.