Sunday, March 15, 2009


Two beautiful vintage postcards depicting dissection for sale at Tear Drop Memories. This shop located in New Hope, Pennsylvania specializes in rare images and objects related death. Thanks to Alicia Byler for sending a link and a recommendation for this intriguing shop.

Antique 19th century cabinet card photo Post mortem student disection dated 1890. Medical doctor wannabess learn on human cadaver in school. Marked on reverse, Dad At College 1890

Undertaking school mortuary students practice embalming a cadaver in this early post card from Collection Gaduase. Note the tools, lady mortician, drain bucket and blazing trocars. Pipe smoking proffessor looks on. 

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