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Fascinating...he was a handsome man.
Robert Cornelius c.1839 - father of photography. "The first light picture ever taken."
1839 self-portrait of Robert Cornelius, the first ever portrait photograph of a human being.
This is one of the earliest known photographs of a human. A self portrait taken in 1839, it shows a young Robert Cornelius (1809-1893) standing outside his family’s lamp-making shop in Philadelphia.
First Image of a Human Face (1839). A self portrait taken by Robert Cornelius.
First successful photograph of a woman, 1839.
"Tom Thumb, full-length portrait, facing front, standing on table." Half-plate daguerreotype c. 1850-55 from the studio of Mathew Brady
The first photographic portrait image of a human ever produced, 1839
I like her resolve...crossed arms....Portrait of a young woman, ca. 1856-1900
I read on another post that this was a postmortem.
Oh, the stories they could tell. They have the sweetest faces!
CWFP Skylight Gallery Auction Results: 1839-1865 Photograph: ad383
There is something instantly captivating about this stately young Victorian woman. #Victorian #19th_century #1800s #photograph #antique #vintage #woman #daguerreotype #portrait