Old portraits

Transform your space with creative ways to showcase your cherished old portraits. Explore top ideas to bring your family history to life with style and nostalgia.
Portraits, Vintage Men, People, Gentleman, Suits, James, Robert Gibson, Chadwick, Victorian Men

by Kristin Holt Like many authors, I often use photographs to inspire my writing. Who better to inspire a fictional hero, than a handsome true-to-life hero? Captain Robert Gibson, was born in 1886 in Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Intelligent, well-educated, uncommonly bright, and patriotic, he gave his life as a military war hero in WWI. Captain Robert Gibson, Scottish scholar and WWI soldier killed in 1915. Inspiration for Chadwick Hughes. The first time I saw his image, I was…

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Leslie Burgess
Portraits, People, Vintage Photos, Closer, Portrait, Victorian Women, Old Portraits, Victorian, Old Photography

Tribute to Julia Margaret Cameron. .....Early postcard depicting her work. .....Julia Margaret Cameron ( 1815 - 1879 ) was born in Calcutta, and in 1848 she moved to London. ..........In 1863, when Julia was 48 years old, her daughter gave her a camera as a present. Within a year she was elected a member of the photographic society in London. .....She strove to capture beauty and became obsessive about her new occupation, with subjects sitting for countless exposures in blinding light as she…

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Kellynne Oxley