In a 1918 letter from Frances Griffiths to her friend, Johanna Parvin, living in South Africa, she said this: Dear Joe, I hope you are quite well. I wrote a letter before, only I lost it or it got mislaid. Do you play with Elsie and Nora Biddles? I am learning French,
In last week’s photo installment we talked about The Myths Surrounding Post Mortem Photography. Today, we’re going to continue in this same time frame of the Victorian era and daguerreotype photography, but instead of the dead, we’re going to focus on the most energetic and lively of people: children. As we
I love anything vintage. Literally anything. Vintage homes, vintage clothing, vintage decorations, just the overall vintage aesthetic and you can count me in. And so, naturally, when I first stumbled upon Post Mortem Photography (also known as Memorial Photography and Mourning Portraits), I was immediately enamoured by the history. (Just a
We're excited to introduce you to our newest contributing writer: Kelsey Morgan. Here's a little bit about Kelsey in her own words: I'm a big fan of everything supernatural/scary/unsettling, and I could write movie reviews, TV show reviews (Ghost Adventures is a joke but honestly, it's also my jam), as well as
We decided to add something new to our Calendar of Odd Dates: birthdays and deathiversaries. Whose birthdays and deathiversaries did we add? Great question! We're talking heavyweights who have created some beloved classic horror movies (both producers, directors and writers), as well as beloved horror book authors. But it's not just horror icons.