1895 Vintage Photo Skeletons in Convent Catacombs - Bizarre Odd Strange Creepy For Sale
1895 Vintage Photo Skeletons in Convent Catacombs - Bizarre Odd Strange Creepy:
1895 Photograph of Skeletons Lining the Walls of Convent of the Cappucini – Palermo, Sicily
New museum quality professional 8x10 image size print on beautiful 8.5x11 luster-finish (semi-gloss) photographic paper with white border for easy framing. Our prints are produced in-house on acid-free, archival papers using pigmented, archival inks to guarantee they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color.
THIS IS AN INCREDIBLE PHOTOGRAPH!
More than eight thousand embalmed corpses line the walls of the Capuchin Convent in Palermo, Sicily. They are organized by gender, age, and even profession, according to the same class and social hierarchies that shaped their lives. In this photo, a blinding light shines on rows of clergy adorned in their finest vestments, bringing the spectacle of death to life. The crypt was already a popular tourist destination in the nineteenth century, and photographs like this one offered visitors a macabre souvenir of what a contemporaneous guidebook described as "truly disgusting."
Original photograph was taken by Eugenio Interguglielmi. Albumen silver print made from a glass negative.
Great nostalgic print to add to your vintage photo / art collection. Or perfect wall art for your bar area, game room, entertainment room, man cave / she shed, or any room of your home, office, or garage! This print is ready for framing, matting, and mounting! (FRAMING / MATTING NOT INCLUDED.)
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