Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) is the celebrated Victorian era essayist, satirist, historian, and philosopher. Of Scottish birth, Carlyle was raised Calivinist, and then came to critique Christianity in his work while still maintaining his faith,...
Portrait photography; Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881; Women photographers
Portrait of a woman wearing an ornate headband and a long beaded (possibly pearls?) necklace wrapped around the neck multiple times. Zoe was a heroine of the Greek War of Independence in 1821. She was reputed to be shy until the Turks attacked...
Albumen paper print; Portrait; Portrait photography; Headbands; Hair ornaments; Necklaces; Women photographers
Hill, David Octavius, 1802-1870; Adamson, Robert, 1821-1848
Photograph of a man and woman wearing rustic costumes and surrounded by basketry and other domestic objects. The Fisherman’s Return is one half of a series by Cameron; the other half is the Fisherman’s Farewell, of the same year.
Portrait photography; Costume; Fishers; Fishers' spouses; Women photographers; Albumen paper print
This image shows a young girl, her gaze directed at the camera, dressed in a costume from an earlier era. She carries a bonnet and flowers. There is a double-sided one page accompaniment to this photograph which has descriptive information and a...
Figure; Albumen paper print; Children's clothing; Girls; Girl's clothing
Photogravure from ""Sun Artists"". Sir John Frederick William Herschel (1792-1871) is the celebrated English mathematician and astronomer. He also made great contributions to the improvement of photographic processes, including the cyanotype and...
Herschel, John F.W., Sir, (1792-1871); Mathematicians-England; Astronomers-England; Photogravure; Portrait photography; Women photographers
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