Tonight, at the Merchant's House Museum, as part of the exhibition “Memento Mori: The Birth and Resurrection of Postmortem Photography" blogged about recently here:
Wednesday, November 17, 7 p.m.Stay tunes for a similar event Morbid Anatomy Presents event at Observatory sometime in the new year!
Reading: Sleeping Beauty III Memorial Photography: The Children
Merchant's House Museum
29 East Fourth Street, New York, NY 10003
The Museum is located between Lafayette Street and Bowery
Free, space is limited.
Dr. Stanley Burns of The Burns Archive will speak about the practice of postmortem photography from the 19th century until today, and sign copies of his latest book in the renowned Sleeping Beauty series. A reception to meet the author will follow.
To RSVP Call 212-777-1089
To read more about postmortem photography at The Burns Archive click here.
Image: ©2010 The Burns Archive, found here.