More to explore:
A 19th century #Berkshires resident
civil war era jacket
Local residents at the Berkshire Museum Aquarium in Pittsfield, Mass. #Berkshires
The Berkshire Museum in Pittsfield, Massachusetts #Berkshires
St. Stephen's Episcopal Parish, Pittsfield, MA. I spent every sunday here as a child.
C.W. Bell - Wife of Chinese Ambassador to the United States
Two fashionable young ladies & only one parasol. Quite an array of accessories! Shawls, hat, silk mantle/paletot over the arm...
CDV portrait of a well-dressed woman reading a letter. Written on verso of mount in ink in a period hand is; "Lizzie Hammond / 1866". Backmark of "Robinson Bros., Haverhill, MA".
CDV, Miss Louisa Michel, Montreal, QC, 1865 William Notman (1826-1891) 1865, 19th century Silver salts on paper mounted on paper - Albumen process
Springfield, MA, photograph taken at the Moore Brothers gallery
Interesting web site of 19th Century mug shots of women and their crime. Great study of clothing of poor women...very sad at the same time
The progression of photographic formats in the 1800s. Nearly all consumer photographs in the 19th century were produced by one of these technologies.