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Woman in Flowered Bonnet, 1850's  I love the 50s bonnets. Such sweet framing of the face! Another beautiful woman of the past.

Woman in Flowered Bonnet, Unknown Artist From the Met. [Woman in Flowered Bonnet] Unknown Date: Medium: Daguerreotype Dimensions: x cm.) Classification: Photographs Credit Line: Gift of Juliet Thompson, 1946 Accession Number:

Civil War - The war between Americans which nearly distroyed our republic.  May this never happen on this soil again.

US Civil War Infographic poster. Will There Be Another Civil War Soon Due To U. Government Neglect Against It's Own People

ca. 1870, [Tintype portrait of (Francis) Jefferson Coates, who lost both eyes at Gettysburg and was subsequently awarded the Medal of Honor and the rank of Brevet Captain]

Tintype portrait of (Francis) Jefferson Coates, who lost both eyes at Gettysburg and was subsequently awarded the Medal of Honor and the rank of Brevet Captain. Visions of a World Lost

Sergeant Stubby WWI 1st War Dog HERO

Jack Brutus was the official mascot for Company K of the First Connecticut Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War. Unlike Sergeant Stubby, Jack was never in the action nor had a rank. He died in 1898 of spinal troubles and other complications.

Young, Black and Victorian: Wonderful photographs of Victorian women of color | Dangerous Minds

:::::::::: Antique Photograph :::::::::: Beautiful portrait of African American young woman. 1890 (now the basis for the main character of my story).

Communist crimes – Romanov family execution | About Communism in Europe

Communist crimes – Romanov family execution

The daughters of Tsar Nicholas II: Olga, Tatiana, Maria and Anastasia Romanov. Even the Romanov girls had a little sass

Octagonal sixth plate daguerreotype of a beautiful woman, by C. H. Williamson, Brooklyn. Brass mat impressed "C.H. Williamson / Brooklyn NY." Housed in a half thermoplastic case and inscribed in case "July 8th 1860 / Lydia A. Benham [...followed by three other names all ending in "Phillips"] / This day our Lydia left Chicago on her way from New York to St. Joseph MO"

Inscribed in case "July 1860 / Lydia A. Benham, Inscribed "Day our Lydia left Chicago on her way from New York to St. Joseph MO" Lovely braided hair, pin-tucked fichu, and an especially sweet expression.

Sisters -  the seated girl is either deceased or near death with illness. The standing sister is holding her hand up, not holding hands with her.

Sisters 1900 - the seated girl is either deceased or near death with illness. The girl standing is holding her sister's hand up, not holding hands with her.

Civil War Widow

Civil War Widow, Albumen Carte de Visite, There were far-too many widows on both sides.

"Time travel will be invented in the year 2025. How do we know? Because that is the year that this delightful lady claimed to have traveled from. In the year 1898, according the contemporary reports, Alexandria Alexis appeared 'as if from nowhere' and took New York society by storm. Some fawned over her while others claimed she was insane. This debate was however rendered moot when, on New Year's Eve 1899, she simply disappeared..."

Time travel will be invented in the year How do we know? Because that is the year that this delightful lady claimed to have traveled from. In the year This debate was however rendered moot when, on New Year's Eve she simply disappeared.

plenilune:    19thcentury:    Three officers of the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery, Fort Brady, Virginia, 1864    Sexy, sexy officers of the 1st Connecticut Heavy Artillery. *nods*

plenilune: Three officers of the Connecticut Heavy Artillery, Fort Brady, Virginia, 1864 Sexy, sexy officers of the Connecticut Heavy Artillery.

They look such a loving couple.  Early photo 1840's.

Eduard Biewend and his Bride, Feodore 7 July Don't see historic pictures like this very often.

1850s These Bonnets were a signature of this era. It was unusual to see a woman without a bonnet or her hair styled in a chignon or in some form of a pinned up style.

Daguerreotype Very lovely girl in bonnet, Vase of flowers on the table and one glove off.

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