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.
Archduke Wilhelm of Austria. Teschen, also known as “The red prince” He was the youngest son of archduke Karl Stephan of Austria Teschen and wife, Maria Theresa, pss of Tuscany. He was cousin of King Alfonso XIII of Spain and Crownprince Rupprecht of Bavaria (By father side) .