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    Luzon Woman 1870-1914

    Edgar Degas, Dancer Adjusting her Strap, ca. 1895-6

    Jean-Baptiste-Louis Gros (French, 1793–1870). The Salon of Baron Gros, 1850–57 | Gros's exceptional mastery of the technical aspects of the daguerreotype was paired with a refined visual sensibility, seen here in the richness of the setting and the subtle and seductive play of light. #OneMetManyWorlds

    Southworth and Hawes of Boston (Albert Sands Southworth 1811-94 and Josiah Johnson Hawes, 1808-1901): A Daguerreotype (quarter plate) of Harriet Beecher Stowe, c. 1843-45.

    Solar eclipse of December 21, 1889 (Cayenne). Contact print from the original glass negative. Lick Observatory Plate Archive, Mount Hamilton. University of California at Santa Cruz.

    Eclipse of April 16, 1893 (Chile). Contact printed in sunlight with the original glass plate negative. Lick Observatory Plate Archive, Mt. Hamilton. Copyright University of California at Santa Cruz.

    Daguerreotype, 1850

    Mourning Photo - It was customary for Victorian Ladies in mourning, (up to 2 full years duration), to cover their faces for photographs.

    CARMADOU: Autochrome Bretagne - Musée Albert Kahn.

    Dame turque voilée (Veiled Turkish Lady) 1880s Albumen Photograph by Pasqual Sébah

    Victorian surrealism

    Girl. Between 1860 and 1870.

    Photographed by Curtis Crosby of Lewiston, Maine, ca. 1870s.

    Samurai, Yokohama Felice Beato (British (born Italy), Venice 1832–1909 Luxor, Egypt) Date: 1864–65 Medium: Albumen silver print from glass negative Dimensions: Image: 17.9 x 14.6 cm (7 1/16 x 5 3/4 in.) Classification: Photographs Credit Line: Gilman Collection, Purchase, Robert Rosenkranz Gift, 2005 Accession Number: 2005.100.566

    Two woman, ca. 1875 by Baron Raimund von Stillfried

    Little Chief, Arapahoe

    Yellow Magpie, Arapahoe 1898

    White Buffalo, Arapahoe

    Covent Garden Labourers From 'Street Life in London', 1877, by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith.

    From the Untold Lives blog post 'Pilgrim traffic during the First World War'. Image: The Kabba at Mecca c.1880s

    Climbing the Cheops Pyramid, Egypt, 1870s by Félix Bonfils

    Historical Indulgences

    Farmer wearing straw rain-coat. Photo, about 1880’s, Kobe, Japan, by T Takagi.

    Reuben Playford enlisted on May 14, 1861, as a musician in Company D, 2nd Kansas Infantry; he fought at the Battle of Wilson’s Creek on August 10, 1861, and reportedly was near General Nathaniel Lyon when he was killed. He mustered out of the 2nd Kansas at Leavenworth, Kansas, on October 31, 1861.

    Ninth plate ambrotype of soldier with an 1851 Colt Navy pistol and Edwin Wesson rifle.