Victorian Photography

Collection by Meaghan Gerard

145 
Pins
 • 
257 
Followers
Meaghan Gerard
A Street Doctor.Real life of Victorian London, c Taken by Photographer John Thompson & writer Adolphe Smith. some GREAT vintage photographs here ! Victorian London, Victorian Street, Victorian Life, Vintage London, Old London, East London, Victorian History, Tudor History, London History

Street Doctor

From 'Street Life in London', 1877, by John Thomson and Adolphe Smith The subject of the accompanying illustration is a vendor of cough lozenges and healing ointment. He was originally a car-driver employed by a firm in the city, but had to leave his situation on account of failing sight. His story, told in his own words, is as follows :- "First of all I had to leave my place on account of bad sight. It was brought on by exposure to the cold. Inflammation set in the right eye and soon…

Father Time - UK, circa Not sure where else to put this. Great image tho, Vintage photo bearded man riding bicycle with scythe like grim / grimm reapers, and little girl on bicycle looking Velo Retro, Velo Vintage, Vintage Bicycles, Vintage Style, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Vintage Images, Old Photos, Freund Hein

Stay Jelly, Young Whippersnapper

Stay Jelly, Young Whippersnapper - Captioned Portraits of Yore

An early picture taken by the Victorian photographer Emma Johnston, showing a Mr Horn, his niece and other family and friends posing for the camera - Look at that scrumptious chair with attached(? Victorian London, Victorian Life, Victorian Fashion, 1800s Fashion, Victorian Pictures, Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Antique Photos

Rare glimpse of 19th-century intellectual suburban life in Hampstead

Victorian photographer Emma Johnston is all but forgotten now but her work documenting the Hampstead middle-classes from 1858 to 1864 will be sold at auction later this month.

A knocker-up (sometimes known as a knocker-upper) was a profession in England and Ireland that started during and lasted well into the Industrial Revolution and at least as late as the before alarm clocks were affordable or reliable. Vintage Pictures, Old Pictures, Vintage Images, Old Photos, Antique Photos, Victorian London, Vintage London, Victorian Street, Victorian Life

A Knocker-up was a profession in England before alarm clocks were affordable or reliable. It was their job was to rouse sleeping people so they could get to work on time. They used a heavy stick to knock on the clients’ doors or a long and light stick, often made of bamboo, to reach windows on higher floors. Some of them used pea-shooters. The knocker-up would not leave a client’s window until sure that the client had been awoken.

Women's Fashion Tips 20 Images of African American Vintage Fashion Styles.Women's Fashion Tips 20 Images of African American Vintage Fashion Styles

Unknown Lady of African descent. | Circa 1910 (She is wearing full length gloves and a lace blouse paired with a skirt decorated with giant buttons)

MOURNING PHOTO: ca. [portrait of a woman in mourning] via Secure the Shadow: Death and Photography in America, Jay Ruby Antique Photos, Vintage Pictures, Vintage Photographs, Old Pictures, Vintage Images, Old Photos, Portraits Victoriens, Mourning Dress, Paintings

Historical Indulgences

"Until the handkerchief of history covers us with its Times New Roman black and white post...

An Edwardian couple with their baby outside the house. - (vintage lady, family, old photo)

Edwardian Era

Fashion and life from 1900-1914. --> Edwardian Electronic Books --> Edwardian Period Films and TV

Victorian photos which are totally different than what I'm used to seeing, like this Unusual Portrait Of A Victorian Lady, 1840

Vintage Photo Booth

Flickr is almost certainly the best online photo management and sharing application in the world. Show off your favorite photos and videos to the world, securely and privately show content to your friends and family, or blog the photos and videos you take with a cameraphone.

Another time traveler - Tyne Daly? -The wanted Victorian women: Historic mugshots reveal the cunning faces of England’s Nineteenth Century bad girls

The wanted Victorian women: Historic mugshots reveal the cunning faces of England’s Nineteenth Century bad girls

The women who made their living as petty criminals in the Victorian era like they have never been seen before though previously unseen mugshots.

Eerie photograph taken in the Bohemian Grove, California, date unknown. Bohemian Grove is creepy enough on it's own without pictures like this! Paranormal, Bohemian Grove, Creepy Photos, Arte Obscura, Ghost Pictures, Real Ghosts, Aliens, Haunted Places, Mystery

blessed wild apple girl

funeral-wreaths: “ Eerie photograph taken in the Bohemian Grove, California, date unknown. ”

Most people know gazing balls as a slightly kitchy garden ornament on par with the lawn gnome. But the history of the gazing ball is tied up in conspicuous consumption and a man named "Mad King Ludwig. Vintage Photographs, Vintage Images, Yard Globe, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Victorian Gardens, Through The Looking Glass, Romanticism, Belle Epoque

The History of the Garden Gazing Globe - InfoBarrel

Most people know gazing balls as a slightly kitchy garden ornament on par with the lawn gnome. But the history of the gazing ball is tied up in conspicuous consumption and a man named "Mad King Ludwig."

Creepy obscure vintage Victorian Cabinet Card freaky Family in Mourning not showing faces. Victorian Photos, Antique Photos, Vintage Pictures, Vintage Photographs, Old Pictures, Victorian Era, Old Photos, Victorian Women, Post Mortem Photography

Sophie Blackall

Thank you to everyone who bid on the auction, donated to the campaign, shared and posted and entered this competition! Your contributions raised $3982 which, thanks to the generosity of The Curious Reader, will stretch to send 230 picture books to 23 schools! Which schools you ask?? The studio sorting hat was put to good use again (thank you Brian Floca and Sergio Ruzzier!) and these are the winning schools: Auten Road Intermediate School, Hillsborough NJ Cannaday Elementary School, Mesquite…

an agrarian rhythm. Victorian History, Victorian London, Victorian Photos, Antique Photos, Vintage Pictures, Vintage Photographs, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Victorian Era

WHITBY: Ref: 3-63 *

* “The Gardener’s Daughter” This photograph had until recently, been known as "Woman in Garden", a purely descriptive title. However, in a catalogue - "List of Photographic Studies by Frank Meadow Sutcliffe" dating from around 1900, Sutcliffe gave the above title to this image. The location of this photograph was the garden of an old cottage in the grounds of Mulgrave Castle, the home of the Marquis and Marchioness of Normanby, approximately four miles from Whitby. One of his earlier…