Lana Turner "Diane de Poitier" magnificent champagne velvet pearl-encrusted period court gown trimmed with pearls, gold bullion, and gold ottoman beads from Diane designed by Walter Plunkett (Debbie Reynolds Collection)

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. Cornelius was an American of Dutch descent whose knowledge of metallurgical chemistry was to help in perfecting the process of silver-plating, then employed in the production of daguerreotypes.

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. Cornelius was an American of Dutch descent whose knowledge of metallurgical chemistry was to help in perfecting the process of silver-plating, then employed in the production of daguerreotypes.

A single mom was diagnosed with brain cancer a few years ago and was told she had about 6 years to live. She is a very sweet and somewhat timid person, but the first visit to our church, gave her heart to Jesus.  She had attended other churches

Dress, Evening Callot Soeurs (French, active 1895–1937) Date: ca. 1927 Culture: French Medium: silk, metal

Dress, Evening Callot Soeurs (French, active 1895–1937) Date: ca. 1927 Culture: French Medium: silk, metal

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