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Mark Dion "Neukom Vivarium," 2006  Mixed-media installation.   "The tree is essentially an optimistic organism, giving life through its death, but it is also an organism that is out of context. It’s nostalgic for its original site. It’s a memento mori, an appreciation of decay as a process, and a tool for discourse. And that’s really how I imagine it, because it isn’t a natural system. It is really a garden we’re making. It’s a garden that emphasizes a particular natural process."

"Neukom Vivarium" (2006)

"Neukom Vivarium" - Mark Dion Starting from a fallen tree, this became a mixed-media installation, greenhouse structure: 80 feet long.

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I Will Open Your Graves and Have You Rise From Them”

Caroline's Miscellany: Deptford skulls "The Valley of the Dry Bones", Old Testament scene, the prophet Ezekiel's vision of a valley full of dry bones brought back to life by God

Post-mortem photography was commonplace in the Victorian age, when death occurred at home and was more a part of everyday life. Check out these 18 haunting examples.

18 Creepy Post-Mortem Photos From The Victorian Era

Civil War nurse post mortem holding a bottle of pain killer, Nearly a quarter of all Civil War nurses died from disease contracted from the soldiers they treated.

"Young Man Holding a Skull" by Frans Hals (1626-1628) at the National Gallery, London - From the curators' comments: "This painting is not a portrait. The skull held by the boy is a reminder of the transience of life and the certainty of death....The Netherlandish tradition of showing young boys holding skulls is well-established and can be traced back to engravings of the early 16th century."

Frans Hals "Young Man with a Skull", 1626 (The Netherlands, Baroque / Dutch Golden Age, cent.

A broken column indicates a life cut short, a memorial to the death of someone who died young or in the prime of life, before reaching old age.

The Meanings of Common Tombstone Symbols and Icons

Column, Broken A broken column indicates a life cut short, a memorial to the death of someone who died young or in the prime of life, before reaching old age.

British Library, Add MS 47682, detail of f. 29v (Jesus tempted by the Devil). Bible (the ‘Holkham Bible Picture Book’) c. 1327-1335

British Library, Add MS detail of f. (Jesus tempted by the Devil). Bible (the ‘Holkham Bible Picture Book’) c.

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