Category: 1860s

CdV of a Knights Templar, 1865.

CdV of a Knights Templar, 1865.

Plate cased tintype of a girl, 1860s.

Plate cased tintype of a girl, 1860s.

Adorable tintypes show what teenage girls often wore from…

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

Portrait of a lady in Buda, Hungary, 1860s.

Portrait of a lady in Buda, Hungary, 1860s.

How to deal with female traitors (1861)The captions:“Let them…

How to deal with female traitors (1861)

The captions:

  • “Let them See but not touch all the latest novelties in Hats, Dry Goods, etc.”
  • “Send them to the Alms House to nurse refractory babies”
  • “Have the fashionable intelligence read in their hearing to their intense aggravation”
  • “Make them wear very unfashionable uniform as e.g. the above”
  • “Let them do Housework under the Superintendence of Biddy”

Fascinating stories behind 19 stunning portraits taken by Julia…

Fascinating stories behind 19 stunning portraits taken by Julia Margaret Cameron in the late 19th century.

This stunning modern looking portrait of Annie Philpot was taken…

This stunning modern looking portrait of Annie Philpot was taken by the Victorian lady Julia Margaret Cameron in 1864.

A lady in white Garibaldi blouse, circa 1860 – 1865.

A lady in white Garibaldi
blouse, circa 1860 – 1865.

The Black Gate looking northward to the Cathedral church of St….

The Black Gate looking northward to the Cathedral church of St. Nicholas, Newcastle, England, ca. 1886.

A Birkenhead widow in mourning, circa 1861.

A Birkenhead widow in mourning, circa 1861.