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Victoria Woodhull, the first woman to run for President of the United States (and who had great taste in hats). Her running mate, interestingly enough, was Frederick Douglass, the first African-American to run for Vice President.

General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson.  General Jackson's wife, Mary Anna, stated that she felt this photograph was the best likeness to her husband that was ever captured on film.

Queen Liliʻuokalani - last ruler of Hawaii - as a teenager. Her statement of surrender to the US ended: "...Now, to avoid any collision of armed forces and perhaps loss of life, I do, under this protest, and impelled by said forces, yield my authority until such time as the Government of the United States shall, upon the facts being presented to it, undo the action of its representative and reinstate me in the authority which I claim as the constitutional sovereign of the Hawaiian Islands."

This is the death mask of England's King Henry VII (the father of King Henry VIII), who was the first Tudor monarch and reigned from 1485 to 1509. It is said to be the finest death mask in existence. It's also unusual in that his eyes are open.

This is a rare death photograph of the outlaw Jesse James. It was taken shortly after he was gunned down by Bob Ford in his own home on April 3, 1882.

Post-Mortem Photography The wooden stands for his support are very obvious in this pic.

The earliest European death mask is that of England's King Edward III, who reigned from 1327 to 1377.

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Elizabeth Amadas (died 1532) was a lady at the royal court of King Henry VIII of England who was accused of treason. She had described Anne Boleyn as a harlot, and said that she should be burnt. She also said that the King, by setting aside Katherine of Aragon for a younger woman, was encouraging the men of England to do the same. She later was released but didn´t recover her position at court. She was also the target of the Kings relentless advances, but never stated if she gave in.