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Russian people photos from the dawn of photographic era, back from 1860s. Photos were made in St. Petersburg, people of different society groups are featured.

Russian people photos from the dawn of photographic era, back from 1860s. Photos were made in St. Petersburg, people of different society groups are featured.

Philadelphia, November 1839. "Robert Cornelius, self-portrait facing front, arms crossed. Inscription on backing: The first light-picture ever taken. 1839." One of the first photographs made in the United States. Taken in the yard of the Cornelius family's lamp-making business in Philadelphia, it is said to be the earliest photographic portrait of a person.

Philadelphia, November 1839. "Robert Cornelius, self-portrait facing front, arms crossed. Inscription on backing: The first light-picture ever taken. 1839." One of the first photographs made in the United States. Taken in the yard of the Cornelius family's lamp-making business in Philadelphia, it is said to be the earliest photographic portrait of a person.

+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+  African American boys who's stories have been left untold except for this touching photograph.

+~+~ Vintage Photograph ~+~+ African American boys who's stories have been left untold except for this touching photograph.

Nellie Bly entered Blackwell's island Asylum in 1887 under the guise of insanity under assignment from Joseph Pulitzer. She wrote, "From the moment I entered the insane ward on the Island, I made no attempt to keep up the assumed role of insanity. I talked and acted just as I do in ordinary life. Yet strange to say, the more sanely I talked and acted, the crazier I was thought to be by all...." Her book Ten Days in a Mad-House, resulted in a grand jury investigation

Nellie Bly entered Blackwell's island Asylum in 1887 under the guise of insanity under assignment from Joseph Pulitzer. She wrote, "From the moment I entered the insane ward on the Island, I made no attempt to keep up the assumed role of insanity. I talked and acted just as I do in ordinary life. Yet strange to say, the more sanely I talked and acted, the crazier I was thought to be by all...." Her book Ten Days in a Mad-House, resulted in a grand jury investigation

A strikingly gorgeous unknown young woman from Queensland (circa 1884). #woman #beautiful #Australia #portrait #Victorian #1800s #vintage #19th_century

A strikingly gorgeous unknown young woman from Queensland (circa 1884). #woman #beautiful #Australia #portrait #Victorian #1800s #vintage #19th_century

Russian people...circa 1860s

Russian people...circa 1860s

19th Century Russia

19th Century Russia