Postmortem Portrait of a Young Child

A sad yet moving portrait of a young child who has been carefully arranged on an Eastlake style sofa. Portrait by the J. B. Gross Studio, Dayton, Ohio. Found in Ohio.

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  • Heather 6y

    I love how they used to do this. It hits a certain place in my soul, yet I can still appreciate its beauty.
  • girl in a glass beehive 6y

    A very loving tribute to a child who was beautiful both in life and death.
  • lauralemur (life is upsidedown right now) 6y

    Nicely put, pleasestudyscience. What is in the child's hand?
  • AtypicalArt 6y

    Some kind of flowers with berries. I am not a flower person. My ability to properly identify such is pretty much nil.
  • lauralemur (life is upsidedown right now) 6y

    That makes sense! Without being able to see a really enlarged view, it seemed like a carving of a cupped hand on a stick - which baffled me. I've seen fob charms in that figural shape, but couldn't figure out what it might be doing here!
  • Nam Le 5y

    Nice pic!!!!!!!!!
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Taken on August 1, 2009
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