Victorian couple. Miles away from the staid portraits we're used to seeing from the era.

Victorian couple. Miles away from the staid portraits we're used to seeing from the era.

The Mad Hatter has a basis in real history. In the 18th and 19th centuries, mercury was used to treat felt used in the production of hats in England. Workers in hat factories were exposed to toxic levels of the heavy metal and often led to the onset of dementia.

The Mad Hatter has a basis in real history. In the 18th and 19th centuries, mercury was used to treat felt used in the production of hats in England. Workers in hat factories were exposed to toxic levels of the heavy metal and often led to the onset of dementia.

I love seeing these. It's crazy what a little color will do to a picture. The Civil War soldiers on the battlefield gives me chills.

I love seeing these. It's crazy what a little color will do to a picture. The Civil War soldiers on the battlefield gives me chills.

The lovers at Pompei who died in each others arms, staring into each others eyes. A real love story.

The lovers at Pompei who died in each others arms, staring into each others eyes. A real love story.

Edgar Allan Poe poses with Abraham Lincoln in Mathew Brady's Washington, D.C. studio [February 4th, 1849]

Edgar Allan Poe poses with Abraham Lincoln in Mathew Brady's Washington, D.C. studio [February 4th, 1849]

I really want this print. Love it.  http://www.monroegallery.com/photographers/detail/id/1168

I really want this print. Love it. http://www.monroegallery.com/photographers/detail/id/1168

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