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Maids Drawing water at Freshwater, (the home of Julia Margaret Cameron), photo by Oscar Gustave Rejlander

Queen Victoria marries Prince Albert on 10 February 1840: 'Albert repeated everything very distinctly. I felt so happy when the ring was put on, and by my precious Albert.'    This photo was taken in May 1854.

The diary of Queen Victoria, aged 13: 40,000 pages of monarch's journals launched online by great-great-granddaughter Elizabeth

'The Victorian Era' is named after Queen Victoria of England (pictured here in her wedding dress). Victoria married her first cousin, Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, in She started the tradition of wearing white.

Robert Adamson and David Octavius Hill photograph Agnes and Ellen Milne, ca. 1845. They opened Scotland's first photo studio.

Robert Adamson and David Octavius Hill photograph Agnes and Ellen Milne, ca. They opened Scotland's first photo studio. Absolutely GHASTLY hair fashion that would flatter no one!

Hemingway's 1st passport photo, 1923.  He was unknown at this time.

stylegroove: “ Ernest Hemingway passport photo before he became well Ernest Hemingway. ” you better believe I have this photo up on my wall

One of the oldest photographic portraits known, made by Joseph Draper of New York, in 1839[10] or 1840, of his sister, Dorothy Catherine Draper.

John William Draper -Dorothy Catherine Draper, 1840 The first portrait of Dorothy Catherine Draper was originally made in 1840 by her brother, Dr. John William Draper, as a daguerreotype. This was the earliest successful photograph made of the human face.

The photos taken in the 1860s by Lady Hawarden rank as one of Britain's first ever fashion shoots. She enlisted her daughters as models and got to work with a stereoscopic camera.

Lady Clementina Hawarden, one of Britain's first female photographers

The photos taken in the by Lady Clementina Hawarden rank as one of Britain's first ever fashion shoots. She enlisted her daughters as models, and got to work with a stereoscopic camera.

We'll need at least half a dozen ladies' maids to help us with all the necessary dress changes. No butlers, please.

George Jay Gould with her maid. Even the servants of the day seemed to take care and time with their own hair. How did they find the time? --> I love the servants hair!

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