In 1876, John Thompson used the new medium of photography to document the difficulties of urban life in Victorian London, showing a wide range of issues people of the time faced Read more at http://www.iheartchaos.com/post/20468033795/photographs-of-street-life-in-1870s-victorian-london#wUfWyEHw2zDzamKe.99
At the Window Hill and Adamson (British, active 1843–1848) Artist: David Octavius Hill (British, Perth, Scotland 1802–1870 Edinburgh, Scotland) Artist: Alexander McGlashon (British, born Scotland, active 1860s) Date: 1861–62
Alexandra David-Néel: Born in 1868 in Paris, by the time she was 18 she’d traveled around Europe & was a member of the Theosophical Society. When she was in her 40s she traveled to India to study Buddhism, met a prince, and possibly had an affair with him. During her travels in Asia, she lived in a cave, adopted a monk & traveled to Tibet at a time it was closed to foreigners. She met the 13th Dalai Lama which no European lady had ever done before. She died at the age of 101 in 1969.
Princesse Amélie de Saxe-Cobourg-Gotha (1848-1894) fille de la princesse Clémentine d'Orléans (1817-1907) petite-fille du roi Louis-Philippe Ier et de la princesse Marie-Amélie de Bourbon-Deux-Siciles, et du prince Auguste de Saxe-Cobourg-Kohary