Category: 1860s

Astonishing pictures from 19th century reveal the slave auctions…

Astonishing pictures from 19th century reveal the slave auctions and how businessmen in America were selling people.

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.

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

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

Women of the Civil War – 57 glamorous portrait photos of…

Women of the Civil War – 57 glamorous portrait photos of American young ladies around 1863.

Wedding Photography in the Early Days: 20 rare tintypes of…

Wedding Photography in the Early Days: 20 rare tintypes of brides from between the 1840s and 1860s.

Qing Dynasty: 33 rare portrait photos of Chinese people in the…

Qing Dynasty: 33 rare portrait photos of Chinese people in the 1860s.

Studio portraits of African-American people in the second half…

Studio portraits of African-American people in the second half of the 19th century.

41 cool postcards of Canadian teenage boys from the second…

41 cool postcards of Canadian teenage boys from the second half of the 19th century.

America’s oldest mugshots: See incredible photos of criminals…

America’s oldest mugshots: See incredible photos of criminals made by St. Louis police department between 1857 and 1867.

Fascinating colorized photos of men involved in Abraham Lincoln…

Fascinating colorized photos of men involved in Abraham Lincoln assassination emerge.