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France released a patent of the camera to the whole world for free. So why did Britain still have to pay?

The Other Tudor Princess by Mary McGrigor |

Nobody knew what to expect from the blast of the first atomic bomb. The pre-prepared press releases are pretty bizarre!

Robert Sallee James with his sons, Jesse and Frank. Circa 1850

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Kate Chase, the (unofficially) acknowleged social queen of Washington society during Lincoln's presidency. Mary Todd Lincoln loathed her.

Military & Patriotic:Civil War, CDV Size Tintype of an African-American Soldier.... Image #1

Dennis A. Waters Fine Daguerreotypes. What a serene picture. The coloring on the flowers is beautiful. 1844-1845.