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Fascinating...he was a handsome man.
Robert Cornelius c.1839 - father of photography. "The first light picture ever taken."
1839 self-portrait of Robert Cornelius, the first ever portrait photograph of a human being.
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.
First successful photograph of a woman, 1839.
This is thought to be the earliest photograph we have of the United States Capitol, with old copper dome, c. 1846:
"Tom Thumb, full-length portrait, facing front, standing on table." Half-plate daguerreotype c. 1850-55 from the studio of Mathew Brady
I like her resolve...crossed arms....Portrait of a young woman, ca. 1856-1900
I read on another post that this was a postmortem.
CWFP Skylight Gallery Auction Results: 1839-1865 Photograph: ad383
:::::::::::: Antique Photograph :::::::::::: Utterly beautiful portrait of a Mother and her daughters - all seven of them! 1912
Portrait photo of President Andrew Johnson who was the 17th President of the United States (1865-1869).
Harold Whittles hears for the first time ever after a doctor places an earpiece in his left ear. What an amazing picture!