Saturday, April 28, 2018

Photography 1850

A group of Gurkha soldiers with their British officer, during the Indian Mutiny or Great Sepoy Rebellion, 1857.

The earliest surviving photo of Japanese feudal lord, Shimazu Nariakira, dressed formally, September 17, 1857

The Chattar Manzil palace wall in Lucknow, India, which was destroyed by mutineers during the Indian Rebellion of 1857 (also known as the Sepoy Mutiny)

The Sphinx, built during the Egyptian Fourth Dynasty, stands in the desert with the Pyramid Cheops nearby in Giza, 1857

Camp de Châlons; The Zouave storyteller, Chalons, France, 1857



Debra She Who Seeks said...

Old photos are fascinating.

Cal's Canadian Cave of Coolness said...

Very. Espcially when the process was so new. We would have lost our damn minds to even contemplate it.