Victorian photography reveals obsession with immortality.
Victorian pictures of corpses and pale nudes mingle with contemporary images made with the photography precursor.
In the 19th century, people turned their loved ones' tresses into macabre memento mori.
"Beards are always closely linked with how men feel about themselves."
People have been lying about their identities in search of notoriety or love or thrills for a long, long time.