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Beyond the Dark Veil is a compilation of 130 images from the collection of The Thanatos Archive documenting the tradition of early postmortem, mourning, and memorial photography dating to the 1840s.
Shares images and ephemera that document the practice of nineteenth-century memorial photography.
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