Category: 1850s

Adorable tintypes show what teenage girls often wore from…

Adorable tintypes show what teenage girls often wore from between the 1850s and 1870s.

The fascinating story of George Crum, inventor of the potato…

The fascinating story of George Crum, inventor of the potato chip in 1853.

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.

50 rare photos that capture everyday life of Swansea, Wales in…

50 rare photos that capture everyday life of Swansea, Wales in the mid-19th century.

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.