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Jabez Hogg, an operator for Richard Beard, taking a daguerreotype portrait of Mr Johnson in London (c1842)

(unknown photographer), Jabez Hogg Making a Portrait in Richard Beard's Studio

Man with muddy eagle boots.

A Drover!,Sixth Plate Daguerreotype Circa 1850,Unknown Maker and Location

Victorian Working Class – 22 Adorable Portrait Photos of Male Workers from between the

Here is a sample daguerreotype. These were cameras invited during the Romantic…:

Here is a sample daguerreotype. These were cameras invited during the Romantic Era, and we see people get dressed up for pictures. It gives us an accurate depiction of the way people looked back then.

There is a nearly shocking moment, as you look at this photo, when it hits you that it's not modern  (by any stretch of the imagination), it is of (photographer) Albert Sands Southworth and was taken in 1848. A time when the last thing most people (today) would imagine a prim and proper Victorian gentleman doing would be to pose for a topless self-portrait. Simply wonderful!

Albert Sands Southworth Maker: Southworth & Hawes (American Active ca. Title: Albert Sands Southworth Date: ca. 1848 Medium: daguerreotype Dimensions: x cm.

This is one of earliest examples of photobombing. It dates back to around the 1840's: a Daguerreotype portrait of an unidentified man holding a book with another man moving into frame behind him.

The History sometime can be so cute. One of the earliest examples of photobombing: Daguerreotype portrait of an unidentified man holding a book with another man moving into frame behind him, c.

ca. 1840-60, [daguerreotype occupational portrait of an iron smith with his tools]    via Harvard University’s Houghton Library, Department of Printing and Graphic Art, Harrison D. Horblit Collection of Early Photography

[daguerreotype occupational portrait of an iron smith with his tools] via Harvard University’s Houghton Library, Department of Printing and Graphic Art, Harrison D. Horblit Collection of Early Photography

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Daguerreotype portrait of three unidentified men wearing stove pipe hats, c. 1850.

Daguerreotype portrait of three unidentified men wearing stove pipe hats, c.

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Plate 1848 Daguerreotype panorama of Cincinnati, Ohio riverfront, photographed by Fontayne & Porter.

The Daguerreotypist, ca. 1850

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1850 daguerreotype portrait of a daguerreotypist with his camera. Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Photography Collection

1850's 6th Plate Daguerreotype of Scottish Soldier Holding Basket Hilted Sword . This officer appears to be from the 71st Highland Light infantry.

Plate Daguerreotype of Scottish Soldier Holding Basket Hilted Sword . This officer appears to be from the Highland Light infantry.

Recently uncovered daguerreotype portrait of photographer Mathew Brady, c. 1845. Believed to be the earliest known photograph of him.

Recently uncovered daguerreotype portrait of photographer Mathew Brady, c. Believed to be the earliest known photograph of him.

[Daguerreotype] “I had no portrait, now, but am small, like the Wren, and my Hair is bold, like the Chestnut Bur – and my eyes, like the Sherry in the Glass, that the Guest leaves – Would this do just as well?”

[Daguerreotype] “I had no portrait, now, but am small, like the Wren, and my Hair is bold, like the Chestnut Bur – and my eyes, like the Sherry in the Glass, that the Guest leaves – Would this do just as well?”

From the submitter maidith Daguerreotype of Charles Des Voeux, taken in He was an officer aboard the HMS Erebus, one of the ships of the doomed Franklin Expedition.

Boy with a Mule  Circa 1850s

tuesday-johnson: ca. [daguerreotype portrait of a boy with a donkey] via Christies

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