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Alexander James Littlejon, was a first-class steward on the Titanic. He survived the tragedy rowing Lifeboat 13, and saving the youngest person on Titanic who was nine weeks old at the time. At the time both photographs were taken he was 40. The shock of the tragedy was so tremendous it turned his hair completely white.
Circassian Beauty In the 1860s, P.T. Barnum exhibited women whom he claimed were Circassian beauties. They wore a distinctive Afro hair style and were known as “moss haired girls.” Circassian beauties were typically presented as victims of sexual enslavement among the Turks, who had escaped from the harem to achieve freedom in America. (via WonderfullyStrange