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Fascinating...he was a handsome man.
Robert Cornelius c.1839 - father of photography. "The first light picture ever taken."
First Image of a Human Face (1839). A self portrait taken by Robert Cornelius.
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.
1839 self-portrait of Robert Cornelius, one of the first photographs of a human to be produced.
Robert Cornelius’ self-portrait: The First Ever reported “Selfie” (1839)
First successful photograph of a woman, 1839.
"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
Photo by Hugh Mangum, United States, ca. 1890-1922.
:::::::::::: Antique Photograph :::::::::::: Utterly beautiful portrait of a Mother and her daughters - all seven of them! 1912
Harold Whittles hears for the first time ever after a doctor places an earpiece in his left ear. What an amazing picture!