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Sleeping Beauty III PDF EPUB Sleeping Beauty III Sleeping Beauty III Memorial Photography The Children Enhances The History Of Postmortem Photography And Is Intended As A Reference For Bereavement Organizations, Photographers, Hospital Staff And Parents Engaged In Renewing The Practice Of Memorial Photography This Compilation Of Over 125 Photographs Documents Images From Photography S Earliest Era 1840s Up To The Present The Historic Images Are Classic Representations Of American And European Memorial Cultural Traditions The Modern Photographs Document Contemporary Practices Of Bereavement And Memorialization Case Bound Format 6 X 6 3 4 In 136 Pages, 130 Illustrations In Four Color

About the Author: Stanley B. Burns

Driven by a deep commitment to share his discoveries, Dr Stanley B Burns name has become synonymous with historic photography Dr Burns began collecting medical, historical, and memorial photography in 1975, and founded The Burns Archive in 1977 Since then, he s authored dozens of award winning photo history books, and has curated and exhibited at dozens of major museums and galleries worldwi

10 thoughts on “Sleeping Beauty III

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    You can read my entire discussion here.Discussion snippet A lot of people find memorial photography morbid if you stumble across a Facebook account where death photography is discussed or reproduced, the comments range from an appreciation of the history to people thinking the parents long ago were insane or that the whole thin

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    This is intensely sad and beautiful at the same time I once got my hands on the first one and I was lucky enough to find this edition in my budget the Stanley Burns Archive books are pretty tricky to find in libraries and generally expensive to buy Anyways, this is postmortem photography and this edition was of children 1840 s to mode

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    Certainly this is a morbid subject and the book is no ray of sunshine, but I found many of the photographs were actually quite touching Burns also briefly introduces the reader to earlier photographic methods and the industry of memorial photography, whic...

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    There is an old photo in here of a dead father holding his young alive child It is so categorically unique i am speechless but its powerful, and beautiful, and frightening This is a plunge into the abyss

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    Very sad, very moving book on postmortem photography This particular book is about children, and the era it spans is from the advent of photography until the present.I found this interesting in the introduction as I really liked the film The Others Sleeping Beauty has also served as inspiration to documentary filmmakers and several Hollywood feature film

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    Interesting book of photos of recently deceased children taken so families could remember their faces.Most were done in the 1800s when no one owned a camera and there was no refrigeration The child died and a photographer was brought to the house Sometimes the dec...

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    Some would say this book fill with dead children is morbid I on the other hand feel, feel this a beautiful tribute to those lost It wasn t uncommon to take photos of children after they had past away Only in todays society do people feel it is something wrong After reading this book, you decide.

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    This volume focuses on the particularly uncomfortable and painful subject of childhood death These exquisite photographs represent the last, desperate attempt of grieving parents to bring back what is lost forever For many devastated parents, these death i...

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