Category: 1840s

A cathedral that defined a city: 20 rare photographs of Notre…

A cathedral that defined a city: 20 rare photographs of Notre Dame from the 19th century.

16 amazing studio portraits from the Daguerreian era and early…

16 amazing studio portraits from the Daguerreian era and early American photography from the 1840s and 1850s.

Rare photographs of Edinburgh, Scotland from the 1840s.

Rare photographs of Edinburgh, Scotland from the 1840s.

The photographs of Abraham Lincoln, who was the first U.S…

The photographs of Abraham Lincoln, who was the first U.S President to be photographed while in office.

40 amazing portraits of people who lived in and visited Scotland…

40 amazing portraits of people who lived in and visited Scotland during the 1840s.

Earliest portrait photos ever taken bring Americans from the…

Earliest portrait photos ever taken bring Americans from the 1840s to life after being colorized.

Abraham Lincoln in what is considered to be his earliest…

Abraham Lincoln in what is considered to be his earliest photograph, ca. early 1840s.

22 rare photos of St. Andrews, Scotland in the 1840s.

22 rare photos of St. Andrews, Scotland in the 1840s.

Uncovered after 150 years: Here are two known portraits of…

Uncovered after 150 years: Here are two known portraits of Phineas Gage, neuroscience’s most famous patient.

Early Outdoor Photography: 33 rare pictures that capture life…

Early Outdoor Photography: 33 rare pictures that capture life in the world from the 1840s and 1850s.