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загородный проспект санкт-петербург

загородный проспект санкт-петербург

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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 Photos were made in St. Petersburg, people of different society groups are featured. Kind of getting a Mr and Mrs Beaver feel here

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 "Robert Cornelius, self-portrait The first light-picture ever taken. this quarter-plate daguerreotype 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. Edit: Links to photographs from Queensland, Australia--so these are not African American boys.

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 (May 1864 – January was the pen name of American journalist Elizabeth Jane Cochrane. She was a ground-breaking reporter known for a record-breaking trip around the world in 72 days, in emulation of Jules Verne's fictional character Phileas Fogg