Upright to the end

Charles Cowling


Lionel Batiste, embalmed and standing, at his wake on 19 July in New Orleans.

Any insights into how this is done welcome.

More pics of Batiste here.


4 thoughts on “Upright to the end

  1. Charles Cowling
    Maggie Brinklow

    I suspect steel rods will have played a major part in this embalming.

    Charles Cowling
  2. Charles Cowling
    Phoebe Hoare

    Brilliant! A very clever embalmer and a great read for the train journey, thank you. Not a clue how it was done though.

    Charles Cowling
    1. Charles Cowling
      A Celeb

      Stiff poles?

      Charles Cowling

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