It was the habit to hold the viewing and wake at home in the front parlor -- it was referred to as "the death room". The Ladies Home Journal in 1910 declared henceforth the parlor would be known as the "Living Room".
Entrada del “Retrato del infante D. Francisco de Paula Antonio” de Goya en el Museo del Prado. 9 de septiembre de 1939. Archivo Regional de la Comunidad de Madrid. Colección Fotográfica Martín Santos Yubero. Madrid.
May A GI unwraps a painting by the century painter Fragonard. This and other plundered works had been stored at Neuschwanstein Castle, Fussen, Germany. (Photo by Horace Abrahams/Keystone/Getty Images).
An extremely rare photograph of President Abraham Lincoln taken during his brief yet memorable stint as a paranormal investigator and eliminator circa how cool is that? Paranormal investigator/ghostbuster, or Vampire Slayer?