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Old photo of the Statue of Liberty in Paris.

Old photos of the Statue of Liberty standing in Paris were extraordinarily surreal

The Statue of Liberty

Documentary City | vahc: The Statue of Liberty

The Statue of Liberty.

vintage on Tumblr

1886 The frame of the Statue of Liberty

wow Statue of Liberty

Statue of Liberty, 1886

The Statue of Liberty’s face before it was installed, 1886

statue of liberty and her model

30 Unique And Must-See Photos From Our Past

The Statue of Liberty head in Gaget, Gauthier & Co. workshop during construction, Paris 1883

the statue of liberty in paris, 1886

Believe in Yourself.


Victorian mourning photo

Connecting to the iTunes Store.

Victorian Post Mortem / Death Photography

The Thanatos Archive / Early Post Mortem and Mourning Photography

Victorian Post Mortem / Death Photography. shrouded twin.

Death Pictures, Postmortem Photos, Post Mortem Photography, Mourning Archive, Seattle Washington

In the Victorian era, post mortem photographs were as popular as taking photos of the living, today. The weather must have been hot during this photo...she has already started to decay.

Death Pictures, Postmortem Photos, Post Mortem Photography, Mourning Archive, Seattle Washington

Post Mortem

The Name In Laughter From The Hereafter

Post mortem (hey "internet police" crazy person - I thought you said dead people can't be photographed standing and that posing stands were only for "live" subject, long exposures!)

A real black princess. Sarah Forbes Bonetta was orphaned in African from inter tribal warfare. She was suppose to be sacrificed but was saved and brought to England by a Captain of the Royal Navy. She was presented to Queen Victoria and impressed her enough to be adopted as a Goddaughter of the queen and was raised in the middle class.

Pre Raphaelite Art Edward Burne Jones

The Other Side by smokey lace, via Flickr

1896-1907: Chris Wild Victorian Cliff House

Retronaut - 1896-1907: Victorian Cliff House

The strange and forgotten Edwardian sport of "stacking" for a photograph, pre-photoshop! :)

Retronaut - c. 1900: Stacking

flaming angel story - Victorian hair care.

Victorian hair care.

Miss Edna May by in pastel, via Flickr

Miss Edna May - a photo on Flickriver

long hair Girl in Mirror antique cabinet photo from victorian age by Kingkongphoto & www.celebrity-pho..., via Flickr

Grace Sutherland with her five feet long, auburn mane. All of her life she was very proud of it. She never married and lived until 1946. The Seven Sutherland sisters were a group of singing women from Niagara, New York, famous for their very long hair.