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The oldest known photograph.  Taken in 1826 by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, its the view outside his family home.  It took 8 hours of exposure time.

World's earliest surviving camera photograph, 1826 or View from the Window at Le Gras (Saint-Loup-de-Varennes, France) View_from_the_Window_at_Le_Gras,_Joseph_Nicéphore_Niépce.

The First Photograph, 1826 This is the first permanent photograph ever taken. It was shot by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce outside of his window in France in 1826 onto a polished piece of pewter. He titled it "View From the Window at Le Gras."

The First Photograph, 1826 This is the first permanent photograph ever taken. It was shot by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce outside of his window in France in 1826 onto a polished piece of pewter. He titled it "View From the Window at Le Gras.

Joseph Nicéphore Niépce: The First Photograph

In histories of early photography, Louis Daguerre faithfully appears as one of the fathers of the medium.

20 utterly unique historical photographs you’ve probably never seen before

20 utterly unique historical photographs you’ve probably never seen before

20 utterly unique historical photographs you’ve probably never seen before (Isn't that Marianne Faithful in with Mick?

TENDERNESS: This is an Invitation to observe a shared board called  WHAT WOMEN WANT.    U can check it out via my BOARD with that title, but you'll see what a number of us have contributed to the board. Interesting mix of "wants"! ;)

Funny pictures about Victorian photo booth. Oh, and cool pics about Victorian photo booth. Also, Victorian photo booth photos.

Helen Keller teaching Charlie Chaplin the manual alphabet ~ 1919

1919 - Helen Keller teaching Charlie Chaplin the manual sign language alphabet.

In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now. A new publication by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland shows photographs taken in the extermination camp during World War II alongside pictures of the same locations today. More than a million people - most of them Jewish - were murdered by the Nazis at Auschwitz-Birkenau during World War II.

In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now

In pictures: Auschwitz-Birkenau, then and now. A new publication by the Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland shows photographs taken in the extermination camp during World War II alongside pictures of the same locations today. More than a million people - most of them Jewish - were murdered by the Nazis at Auschwitz-Birkenau during World War II.

Gamekeeper at Lacock Abbey, c 1830s. Calotype.

Gamekeeper at Lacock Abbey, c by Talbot, William Henry Fox. Museum quality art prints with a selection of frame and size options, canvases, postcards and mugs.

The oldest photograph of a U.S. President: Remarkable 1843 image of John Quincy Adams. . . that he called 'hideous'   This picture of John Quincy Adams was bought for 50 cents in an antique shop. It was taken in 1843

The oldest photograph of a U.S. President: Remarkable 1843 image of John Quincy Adams. . . that he called 'hideous'

# The oldest photograph of a U. President: Remarkable 1843 image of John Quincy Adams. that he called 'hideous' This picture of John Quincy Adams was bought for 50 cents in an antique shop. It was taken in 1843

Minneapolis women lining up to vote for the first time in a presidential election, 1920” (via MinnPost)

Minneapolis women lining up to vote for the first...

Minneapolis women lining up to vote for the first time in a presidential election, 1920 Women were opposed to slavery. That included their own enslavement.

Suffragette protestor | An American suffragette with an umbrella stands next to a baby carriage and wears a sign proclaiming 'Women! Use your vote,' circa 1920//

27 Badass Ladies Who Secured Your Right to Vote

Women were reviled, kicked, beaten, ostracized and battled so women could vote. Don't disrespect their sacrifice by not exercising your vote -- every time you have the chance. -- "An American suffragette proclaiming 'Women! Use your vote,' circa "

Nikola Tesla Sitting In His Laboratory With His “Magnifying Transmitter”

In the summer of while alone in his Colorado Springs laboratory working with his magnifying transmitter , the inimitable Nikola Tes.

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