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Daguerreotype portrait of an unidentified man holding a book with another man moving into frame behind him, c. 1840’s. One of the earliest examples of photobombing.

historicaltimes:

Daguerreotype portrait of an unidentified man holding a book with another man moving into frame behind him, c. 1840’s. One of the earliest examples of photobombing.

Fully silvered half-plate daguerreotype. 1850s. Embossed credit S. BROADBENT on the brass mat (via Portrait of a young girl with her doll half-plate daguerreotype. 1850s | 1909ventilo’s Blog)

Fully silvered half-plate daguerreotype. 1850s. Embossed credit S. BROADBENT on the brass mat (via Portrait of a young girl with her doll half-plate daguerreotype. 1850s | 1909ventilo’s Blog)

A cunning little lass identified as Annie C. Damon peeked out from under her lavish bonnet showing us an expression that was both demure and questioning. (via Dennis A. Waters Fine Daguerreotypes)

A cunning little lass identified as Annie C. Damon peeked out from under her lavish bonnet showing us an expression that was both demure and questioning. (via Dennis A. Waters Fine Daguerreotypes)

Edward Amos Hartwell and Family - A Daguerreotype with a Name (by Photo_History - Here but not Happy)

Edward Amos Hartwell and Family - A Daguerreotype with a Name (by Photo_History - Here but not Happy)

Anne Love Terrell 

Born 1835 near San Augustine, Texas
Died 1893 (or 92 depending on the source) in Greenville, Texas
We’re not positive who the baby is but given that it was traditional for a mother to pose with all her children is can be assumed that this is Lillie, the oldest. This daguerreotype was taken in California about 1856 

(by ataldredge)

Anne Love Terrell

Born 1835 near San Augustine, Texas
Died 1893 (or 92 depending on the source) in Greenville, Texas

We’re not positive who the baby is but given that it was traditional for a mother to pose with all her children is can be assumed that this is Lillie, the oldest. This daguerreotype was taken in California about 1856 

(by ataldredge)

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