Category: 1850s

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.

Conrad Heyer, born 1749, was the earliest-born American to ever…

Conrad Heyer, born 1749, was the earliest-born American to ever be photographed.

Decayed daguerreotype portraits of Americans in the 19th…

Decayed daguerreotype portraits of Americans in the 19th century.

Life of the 1850s: 45 amazing photos that show how the world…

Life of the 1850s: 45 amazing photos that show how the world looked like over 160 years ago.

Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione: the woman who has…

Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione: the woman who has inspired photography and fashion from the mid-19th century.

A rare 19th century photograph of Florence Nightingale not…

A rare 19th century photograph of Florence Nightingale not discovered until 2006.

Rare pictures of San Francisco in 1856.

Rare pictures of San Francisco in 1856.

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.

Incredible vintage studio portraits of California young…

Incredible vintage studio portraits of California young gold-rush prospectors from the 1840s and 1850s.

55 amazing daguerreotypes of teenage girls in the mid-19th…

55 amazing daguerreotypes of teenage girls in the mid-19th century.