"Most Common Photographic Types of the Century" ~ Nearly all consumer photographs in the were produced by one of these technologies. By recognizing the photographic format, you can more easily date the photo and your ancestor.
Odd to see a Civil War era photo with such an informal pose. Edward O. Ord, wife and child at the residence of Jefferson Davis. In the doorway is the table on which the surrender of General Robert E. Lee was signed,
Bianca wins an essay contest that propels her into a whirlwind search for the perfect romantic hero. Via the opulence of London and the mysteries of Palestine, Bianca?s true love will be revealed, but not without a price that might be too heavy to pay.
John William Draper -Dorothy Catherine Draper, 1840 The first portrait of Dorothy Catherine Draper was originally made in 1840 by her brother, Dr. John William Draper, as a daguerreotype. This was the earliest successful photograph made of the human face.