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The Lost Ritual of Photographing the Dead

Despite the current ubiquity of cameras, we rarely pause in our flurry of social media sharing to document one of the most significant events in all our lives: death.

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Skull & Bones

One of my favorites from my visit to Sedlec Ossuary, found in Prague. I like how the skulls point their gazes lower and lower, as if it punctuate the descent into death, a presence which is quite apparent in the bone covered church.

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The Skull Tower of Serbia

31 Days of Halloween: On Atlas Obscura this month, we're celebrating Halloween each day with woeful, wondrous, and wickedly macabre tales all linked to a...

Though the European bone houses are some of the most famous in the world, there are similar charnels in Asia. Located in Biru County in the Nagchu Prefacture. Anthropology Major, Dead Beautiful, Horror Posters, 11th Century, Vulture, Skulls, Bones, Asia, Odd Stuff

The Skulls in This Wall Are All from People Consumed by Vultures

Though the European bone houses are some of the most famous in the world, there are similar charnels in Asia. Located in Biru County in the Nagchu Prefacture...

The skulls at the Chapel of St Michael in Hallstatt, Austria are famous for having been painted. The painted skulls are almost all male as they were outlived by their wives who would decorate them. Sedlec Ossuary, Skull Painting, Cemetery Art, Danse Macabre, Catacombs, Skull And Bones, St Michael, Memento Mori, Skull Art

10 Incredible Images of Death - Listverse

An amazing tour of Europe's best bone houses - places where the remains of the dead are on permanent public display. Macabre yet beautiful.

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Rube Burrow, 1890

A photo of Reuben Houston Burrow, a well-known train robber in the U.S. South and Southwest. Like Butch Cassidy and his gang, he was hunted by the Pinkerton Detective Agency. He was captured in 1890 and shot while trying to escape. His body was viewed by thousands while on his way to be buried.

“Mirrors With Memories”: Why Did Victorians Take Pictures of Dead People? In the and early century, postmortem photography was as normal as prom photos. Post Mortem Photography, Old Photography, People Photography, Funeral Photography, Street Photography, Photography Degree, Travel Photography, Photography Sketchbook, Photography Flyer

“Mirrors With Memories”: Why Did Victorians Take Pictures of Dead People?

In the 19th and early 20th century, postmortem photography was as normal as prom photos.

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31 Colorized Vintage Crime Scene Photos That Bring A Violent Past Back To Life

From mob hits to murder-suicides, the history of crime scene photography is full of moments almost too ghastly to believe.

*CIVIL WAR ~ It looks like a scene from World War I, but this photograph shows dead Confederates in the trenches at Petersburg, Va. Confederate States Of America, America Civil War, American War, American History, War Image, War Photography, Civil War Photos, World War I, Military History

Top 20 Great US Civil War Photographs - Listverse

If you ever saw Ken Burns’ “The Civil War” documentary, you might recall it mentioned during the final episode how many photos, daguerreotypes and tintypes were destroyed after the war. Some were used as glass for greenhouses. Among those that survive, though, are some pretty startling ones. (At least for nerdy historians like me.) This

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Bob Crane | True Crime Zone

Bob Crane was a famous actor and star of Hogan's Heroes who was murdered. He was found bludgeoned to death in his apartment. Over 40 years later Bob Crane's murder remains unsolved. Click to read more true crime cases and true crime stories

Charles Joseph Whitman shot and killed 14 people from the observation deck of The University of Texas at Austin on August after murdering his wife and mother, and before being shot by Austin police. Sharon Tate Crime Scene, Charles Whitman, Austin Police, Hatfields And Mccoys, Post Mortem Pictures, Post Mortem Photography, Ted Bundy, Celebrity Deaths, Cold Case

Charles Whitman | Photos

Charles Joseph Whitman shot and killed 14 people from the observation deck of The University of Texas at Austin on August 1, 1966, after murdering his wife and mother, and before being shot by Austin police.

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Crime Scene Photos: Rare Images From The OJ Simpson Trial

Warning: These images are extremely graphic.

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Crime Scene Photos: Rare Images From The OJ Simpson Trial

Warning: These images are extremely graphic.

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O.J. Simpson Murder Trial — Shocking Crime Scene Photos

WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGES! Bloody crime scene photos show how detectives decided O.J. Simpson murdered Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman!