I was informed by someone that this is, indeed, a post-mort photo, and most likely taken in Russia. I would have liked to know the story behind this. How sad for the mourners and for the person himself.
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Pictured: The gruesome 19th-century portraits of dead children
WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT - These chilling photographs show dead children from all over the United States who were photographed after death, often with their parents or even with their siblings.