4 x 3 inches
The subject and photographer are unknown, and it not known how this child met his maker. The photograph exemplifies the tasteful imagery of many post-mortem images of dead children. The elaborate frame reminds us of how treasured this representation must have been to the grieving parents. [Click on image to enlarge it, and mouse over the text for links.]
Text by Simon Cooke.
Photograph reproduced under the terms of the Creative Commons Licence.