Missouri Daguerreotype by Thomas Easterly Unidentified man, grey hair and goatee, with rough looking hat, buckskin vest, and heavy corduroy jacket. Likely between 1854 and 1865.

Missouri Daguerreotype by Thomas Easterly Unidentified man, grey hair and goatee, with rough looking hat, buckskin vest, and heavy corduroy jacket. Likely between 1854 and 1865.

My Daguerreotype Boyfriend - WHERE EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY MEETS EXTREME HOTNESS  -- I can't decide if this is creepy or what, but the concept is pretty cool.    PS. This hottie here went mad and ended his days in an asylum :(

My Daguerreotype Boyfriend - WHERE EARLY PHOTOGRAPHY MEETS EXTREME HOTNESS -- I can't decide if this is creepy or what, but the concept is pretty cool. PS. This hottie here went mad and ended his days in an asylum :(

Artist: William A. Pratt Title: Freemen of Color  ca. 1830 Quarter plate daguerreotype | Hand colored 4 1/4 x 3 1/8 in. (10.8 x 7.9 cm)...

Artist: William A. Pratt Title: Freemen of Color ca. 1830 Quarter plate daguerreotype | Hand colored 4 1/4 x 3 1/8 in. (10.8 x 7.9 cm)...

ca. 1860’s, [tintype portrait of a woman smiling coyly from behind a handkerchief], S. Shattuck  via the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Photography Collections

ca. 1860’s, [tintype portrait of a woman smiling coyly from behind a handkerchief], S. Shattuck via the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Photography Collections

ca. 1850’s, [daguerreotype portrait of Indian Chief Maungwudaus, Upper Canada], Donald McDonnell  via the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Photographic Collections

ca. 1850’s, [daguerreotype portrait of Indian Chief Maungwudaus, Upper Canada], Donald McDonnell via the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Photographic Collections

English poet and writer Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 1860, by Lady Alice May Kerr

Points of View: Capturing the 19th Century, photographs of the 1800s at the British Library

English poet and writer Wilfrid Scawen Blunt, 1860, by Lady Alice May Kerr

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