Tag Archives: 19th century

Discovery of What Is Believed To Be a Previously Unknown Cabinet Card Photograph of Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley, the iconic American champion sharpshooter and trick-shot artist, was born Phoebe Ann Moses in a rural western border county of Ohio. Oakley’s amazing talent and timely rise to fame led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill’s Wild … Continue reading

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Walk in the Clouds: Samuel Bourne’s Photographs of “Cashmere” and the Himalayas

  The photographs scattered throughout this post and all from a spectacular, circa 1867, finely bound, large folio album. Each is an original, stunningly beautiful, large format Albumen photograph of the Himalayan Mountains and the region of Kashmir by the … Continue reading

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