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The first daguerreotype of a woman ever known. It was taken in the early 1840's, and this is, what Marie perhaps would have looked like. She wore the same kind of dress and bonnet.

John William Draper -Dorothy Catherine Draper, 1840 The first portrait of Dorothy Catherine Draper was originally made in 1840 by her brother, Dr.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.

Marie Gaillard  in mourning for her uncle.

Marie Gaillard in mourning for her uncle.

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9th Plate Post Mortem Daguerreotype of a Baby

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Close up child hidden mother post mortem dag postmortem daguerreotype

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thecivilwarparlor: Woman in Black Taffeta Dress and Lace Shawl-Pre-Civil War   Women’s dress in to the Civil War, Women loved the idea of a tiny waist with yards of material in the skirt. The corset was being worn along with a metal hoop and crinoline to make the desired effect of a tiny waist with a huge skirt.  Albert Sands Southworth  (American, West Fairlee, Vermont 1811–1894 Charlestown, Massachusetts)

Circa 1850 photograph - Woman in Black Taffeta Dress and Lace Shawl (Latter stages of mourning?) - Josiah Johnson Hawes and Albert Sands Southworth ~

ca. 1840-60, [daguerreotype portrait of a gentleman wearing top hat and patch over left eye

tuesday-johnson: ca. [daguerreotype portrait of a gentleman wearing top hat and patch over left eye] via Harvard University’s Houghton Library, Department of Printing and Graphic Arts, Harrison D. Horblit Collection of Early Photography

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