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
How Americans attended lynchings like a family event is a sorrowful sight. How the United States people tolerated lynching of African Americans and was accepted as the norm is beyond comprehension. An embarrassing time for Americans in history.
Photographs of London street life by Scottish photographer John Thomson. Thomson was one of the first westerners to take photographs of the Far East. Upon his return to England in 1872, a number of his photographs of London street life were published in the magazine “Street Life in London” between 1876 and 1877.