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Dorothycatherinedraper1840  possibly the oldest photo taken in   New York

Is this 1840 portrait New York’s oldest photo?

Anna Katherine Draper Before the recent discovery of the Cornelius photo, this was the oldest known photograph portrait, made by Dr. Joseph Draper of New York in The subject is his sister, Anna Katherine Draper.

He Fought with George Washington Amazing Daguerreotype of He Fought with George Washington. Amazing Daguerreotype of a Revolutionary Soldier born in the 1740 Baltus Stone

Portrait of Revolutionary War veteran Baltus Stone in He was born in 1747 and was photographed here at around the age of [[MORE]] chubachus: “More information. Source (with inaccurate information).

Many Victorian mothers, while intending to provide the best food and feeding methods for their infants, tragically caused the deaths of their own little ones. Although doctors condemned the bottles and infant mortality rates of the time were shocking – only two out of ten infants lived to their second birthday – parents continued to buy and use them. The bottles eventually earned the nickname, “Murder Bottles.”

Murder Bottles

Although doctors condemned the bottles and infant mortality rates of the time were shocking – only two out of ten infants lived to their second birthday – parents continued to buy and use them. The bottles eventually earned the nickname, “Murder Bottles.

domestic servant 1850s And he's just there to supervise...right. Truth is, he just can't stay away.

domestic servant My Great Great Grandmother was a farm servant in the 1866 Occupation: at House Servant. Muir houses Parish of Airlie

Tatars.

Tatars.

Mother and laughing child, tintype (?) 1855-1865, uploaded by Annette Bethke.

Proud Mother and Laughing Infant, Ambrotype, circa 1860 American US history photograph

Cleopatra Shawano Powhatan - Daughter of Chief Powhatan - Sister of Pocahantas

My Direct Great Grandmother - Cleopatra Shawano Powhatan - Daughter of Chief Powhatan - Sister of Pocahantas

La seule fille Arapaho qui a survécu au massacre de Sand Creek (1870-1880)

36 photographies de jeunes Amérindiennes qui dévoilent leur beauté unique

The only child saved out of the Sand Creek Massacre was a young Arapaho girl raised by Miss Ford, Central City.

Recovering from the Bath school massacre. On May 18, 1927, 45 people, mostly children, were killed and 58 were injured when disgruntled and demented school board member Andrew Kehoe dynamited the new school building in Bath, Michigan out of revenge over his foreclosed farm due in part to the taxes required to pay for the new school.

Recovering from the Bath school massacre. On May 45 people, mostly…

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.

English Historical Fiction Authors: A Victorian Photographer: Tricks of the Trade